1 Jiao - Guangxu


Country Empire of China
Emperor Qing dynasty › Guangxu (1875-1908)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1908
Value 1 Jiao (0.1)
Currency Yuan (1903-1912)
Composition Silver (.820)
Weight 2.70 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 34851
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Kann# 218,
Eduard Kann; 2006. Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins / Volume 1. Chinese Coins up to 1911. Ishi Press International, Bronx, New York, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
L&M# 13,
Lin Gwo Ming, Ma Tak Wo; 2008. Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Gold & Silver Coins (7th edition). Tak Wo Numismatic, Hong Kong.
Y# 12
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.


Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right left with Manchu characters in the centre, all surrounded by more ideograms.


寶 ᠶᡠᠸᠠᠨ ᠪᠣᠣ 元


Factory made currency
Guangxu (Emperor) / Yuanbao (Original currency)
Guangxu (Emperor) / Yuanbao (Original currency)
Worth 7.2 Candareens (weight)


Dragon with pearl at centre with Chinese ideograms above and English legend below.


Made in the reign of Guangxu (Emperor)
Silver coin of the Great Qing Empire




An example with an extra dot (on a different denomination):


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ND (1908)  100% Without extra dot

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