1 Cash - Yongzheng Tongbao; Boo-je

Features

Issuer Empire of China
Emperor Qing dynasty › Yongzheng (1722-1735)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1730-1733
Value 1 Cash
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Brass
Weight 4.56 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Technique Cast
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8808
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Hartill# 22.188,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 2279,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, USA.
Schjoth# 1455
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

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

Script: Chinese (traditional, regular script)

Lettering:
 雍
寶 通
 正

Translation:
Yong Zheng Tong Bao
Yongzheng (Emperor) / Universal currency

Reverse

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

Script: Mongolian / Manchu

Lettering: ᠪᠣᠣ ᠵᡝ

Translation: Boo-je

Edge

Smooth.

Mint

Zhejiang Mint, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (1667-1896)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1730-1733)  93% Hartill#22.188: Tong with two dots; Tong with closed head
ND (1730-1733)  7% Hartill#22.189: Tong with two dots; Tong with open head
ND (1730-1733)  0% Hartill#22.190: Tong with one dot

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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