100 Cash Szechuan imitation; cast

Features

Issuer Kansu Province (Chinese provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1920
Value 100 Cash (0.1)
Currency Yuan (1920-1949)
Composition Brass
Diameter 38 mm
Thickness 2.0 mm
Shape Round
Technique Cast
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
68264
References Y# 450.1 var.
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

One Chinese ideogram surrounded by a ring of circles, all with more ideograms above and one below.

Lettering:
年三國民華中

Translation:
Year 3 of the Republic of China
China
Cash

Reverse

Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left, all surrounded by more ideograms.

Lettering:
造府政軍

幣銅

文百壹錢制當

Translation:
Made by the military government
Szechuan / Copper coin
Worth 100 Cash currency

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

While these coins specify Szechuan, the casting suggests these are from the warlord era of Kansu. For more information, see here.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1920)  Dated Year 3

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