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20 Cash - Guangxu Beijing, Board of Revenue

Features

Country China - Empire (Beijing)
Emperor Guangxu (1875-1908)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1903-1917
Value 20 Cash (0.02)
Currency Dollar
Composition Copper
Weight 10.14 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 5
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Lettering:
部     戶
   光
  寶 元
   緒
文十二錢制當

Reverse

Lettering:
HU POO
* 20 CASH *

Edge

Plain

Comments

Variant Y#5.2 was struck from unused dies at the Wuchang Mint in 1917 during insurrection. This variant has more crude details compared to the Y#5.1 (specifically for the pearl, and dragon shells) and dragon has a long thin nasal ridge compared to Y#5.1.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1903)  4.12 93% Y#5
ND (1903)  0.7% Y#5.1 - Obv: Four-point rosette in center
ND (1903)  0.7% Y#5aa - Rev: Dragon within circle of dots
ND (1917)  9% Y#5.2 - Obv: Four-point rosette in center, Rev: Dragon head and clouds redesigned

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