1 Cash Liyong Tongbao

1 Cash (Liyong Tongbao) - obverse1 Cash (Liyong Tongbao) - reverse

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Issuer Great Zhou dynasty (Dynastic rebels)
Emperor Wu Sangui (1674-1678)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1674-1678
Value 1 Cash
Currency Cash (1674-1681)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.45 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Technique Cast
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Hartill# 21.85,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 2147,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, United States.
Schjoth# 1335,
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.
KM# 185
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.


Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left.

Script: Chinese (traditional, regular script)

寶 通

Li Yong Tong Bao
Profitable Use / Universal currency


Blank (uniface).




Coinage of Wu Sangui, self-proclaimed emperor of the Great Zhou dynasty (1674-1678).Automatically translated

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1674-1678)  92% Hartill#21.85-86: Tong with closed head and two dots (Yunnan Mint)
ND (1674-1678)  10% Hartill#21.90: Tong with closed head and one dot (Hunan Mint)
ND (1674-1678)  1.7% Hartill#21.92: Tong with open head (Guizhou Mint)

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