1 Cash - Guangxu Tongbao; Boo-guwang; large type; struck

1 Cash - Guangxu (Tongbao; Boo-guwang; large type; struck) - obverse1 Cash - Guangxu (Tongbao; Boo-guwang; large type; struck) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Empire of China
Emperor Qing dynasty › Guangxu (1875-1908)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1890-1899
Value 1 Cash
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Brass
Weight 2.80 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6817
References Hartill# 22.1335,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
Schjoth# 1587,
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.
Y# 190
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Script: Chinese (traditional, regular script)

Lettering:
 光
寶 通
 緒

Translation:
Guang Xu Tong Bao
Guangxu (Emperor) / Circulating currency

Reverse

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

Script: Mongolian / Manchu

Lettering: ᠪᠣᠣ ᡤᡠᠸᠠᠩ

Translation: Boo-guwang

Edge

Smooth.

Mint

Guangdong Mint, Guangzhou Branch, China (1668-1910)

Comments

There are two minor variants of this coin: a so-called heavy coin (8 fen or over 2.8 g, minted from 1890 to 1895) and a so-called light coin (7 fen or under 2.8 g, minted from 1895 to 1899).Automatically translated

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1890-1895)  1 059 253 000 $ 0.88 $ 0.91 $ 0.94 $ 1.30 $ 2.10 $ 2.60 97% Over 2.8 grams
ND (1895-1899)  4% Under 2.8 grams

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Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cash - Guangxu (Tongbao; Boo-guwang; large type; struck)
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Auction 67
Lot 2637
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24 Sep 2022 Undetermined XF USD 10.72
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