Dragon Copper 5 Cash Cent 1906 AD Zhejiang Hangzhou Mint Guang Xu Emperor China
Weight: 4 Grams; Size: 24.3 mm; Material: Copper
Reign title: Guang Xu, AD 1875-1908
The design of this 5 cash Chekiang Dragon copper Circular coin is the same as the above one. It was issued in 1906 with the sexagenary year written in Chinese "Ping Wu" on the obverse. A Chinese character "Che" meaning Chekiang Province inscribed in center. On the reverse are Flaming Dragon emblem in center, surrounded by stylized clouds within beaded circle; above in outer circle, Chinese means made in the Reign of Kuang Hsu, below English "TAI-CHING-TI-KUO COPPER COIN". TI_KUO means empires. This dragon is know as Tai Ch'ing Ti Kuo Dragon. This is a standard design after the reform of Chinese coinage by Qing government in 1905. All the copper coins used the same design except the mint mark in Chinese character in the center of the obverse.