Double Side Dragon Error Brass 10Cash 1903 Zhejiang Hangzhou Mint Chekiang China

Double Side Dragon Error Brass 10Cash 1903 Zhejiang Hangzhou Mint Chekiang China

ANCIENT CHINA
Qing Dynasty

Guang Xu, Dragon Brass 10 Cash

1903-06 浙江 Zhejiang Province


 

Weight: 7.7 Grams; Size: 28 mm; Material: Brass

Reign title: Guang Xu, AD 1875-1908

Obverse: Dragon, the symbol of the Qing royal family, Flaming Dragon emblem in center,
surrounded by stylized clouds, fire and mountain in water below.

Reverse: Dragon, the symbol of the Qing royal family, Flaming Dragon emblem in center,
surrounded by stylized clouds, fire and mountain in water below.

Double Side Dragon

Edge: Smooth

 

Chinese Dragon Copper Coin

For the shortage of the old copper cash in the late Qing dynasty, the tradition casting method did not help economically to solve the problem. When Hong Kong one cent copper coins were occasionally in circulation with the value to ten cash coins in the local market of Kwangtung. The existence western style coinage in Hong Kong directly influenced the Chinese mint authority.

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