July 03, 1998
Diameter: 35.7 mm|
Weight: 14.9 g
Obverse: Hsien Feng Ch'ung Pao (Xian Feng Zhong Bao)
Reverse: top Dang - Equal to, bottom Si - Four, right Manchu Ili, left Manchu Boo - Coin.
XN - not listed.
Shown piece is value 4 Xinkiang iron cash coin, issued by Ili mint. Copper coin shown below.
||Once more piece.|
Unit reference on this coin is in the 'Daniel K.E. Ching Sale, June 2,
1991' Catalog (with permission of Scott
This is a new discovery. Werner Burger<author of the 'Ching Cash until 1735' - VB> examined the coin and says its genuine. Nice condition for iron; almost no rust.
Once more reference (Sergey Shevtcov, 10-Jul-98):
Iron coin N1034, p.417, value 1000 RMB (~ $125).
Brass coin 350-400 RMB.
Diameter: 34 mm|
Weight: 11 g
Obverse: similar to above iron coin
Reverse: similar to above iron coin