K'ang Hsi Coin Charm

Actual size 27 mm.
The coin's legend K'ang Hsi Tung Pao represents "money of the second Emperor of the Ch'ing Dynasty, Sheng Tsu, 1662-1722 (reign name K'ang Hsi)". The left and center images above are reffered to as "charms" because of the patterns inscribed on the broad outer rim on both obverse and reverse. The image on the right shows the normal obverse of a K'ang Hsi Tung Pao coin.
From detailed information given below (provided by Mr. Y.K.Leung and Mr. John O.Dell) we can conclude that shown piece was coin by it's origin but became charm in consequence of historical and cultural factors:
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