Dao Guang Red Cash Xinjiang Aksu Mint ئاقسۇ Unusual Large Sample coin! 1821
Dao Guang Tong Bao, 1821 AD, Red Cash, unusual Large and heavy a sample coin!
Xinjiang Aksu Mint : ئاقسۇ !
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Reference: Hartill 22.652
Weight: 8.5 grams; Size: 27.5 mm; Material: Red Copper
Obv: 道光通寶 Dao Guang Tong Bao
Rev： Aksu mint, in Machu left and Urgur right
Red Cash was a special currency, because it was made of pure copper with Urgur and Han inscriptions on the reverse. During the later period of Qing Dynasty, some of the red cash were inscribed with Manchu scripts on the reverse too. Actually, Sinkiang Standard Cash of IIi Mint and Tihwa Mint were made of copper, present Chinese collectors accustomed to call them "Red Cash" too.