1 Cash - Xianfeng Boo-fu

1 Cash - Xianfeng (Boo-fu) -  obverse1 Cash - Xianfeng (Boo-fu) -  reverse

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Features

Country Empire of China
Emperor Qing dynasty › Xianfeng (1850-1861)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1853-1855
Value 1 Cash (1)
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Brass
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 46004
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Hartill# 22.770,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 2508,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, USA.
Schjoth# 1549
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
 咸
寶 通
 豐

Translation:
Xian Feng Tong Bao
Xianfeng (Emperor) / Circulating currency

Reverse

Two Manchu words (read vertically) separated by the hole.

Lettering: ᠪᠣᠣ ᡶᡠ

Translation: Boo-fu

Edge

Smooth.

Mint

Fuzhou Mint, Fujian, China (1667-1910)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1853-1855)  76% Hartill#22.770: Large Fu
ND (1853-1855)  0% Hartill#22.771: Rounded Fu
ND (1853-1855)  18% Hartill#22.772: Small Fu
ND (1853-1855)  6% Hartill#22.773: Open Fu

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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