CHINA, Kang Xi Tong Bao
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Reference: Hartill 22.87
Weight: 3.3 grams; Size: 23 mm
Small crude coin, two dot tong, nominal weight 0.7 qian (7 fen) 1680-1690 AD
The Manchu mint name translates to Pao-Ch'uan, or "The Fountain head of the Currency".
Rev: Manchurian Bao Quan
You may notice that parts of this charm have a red tinge. Red is considered a very auspicious color by the Chinese who like to enhance the amuletic effect of charms with the addition of red paint 朱砂.
Emperor SHENG TSU
reign title: K'ANG-HSI, AD 1662-1722
PRIMARY SERIES (AD 1662-1722): The two principal mints in Peking have have "BOO" on the left, and the mint name on the right, both in Manchu script. All other mints have the mint name twice, in Manchu on the left and Chinese on the right. The size of these coins vary significantly from coin to coin. Please note that we are currently up grading this section, and for those coins for which we indicated "value not yet determined", they are not necessarily scarce and we will be adding the values in the not too distant future (a few of them are rare).
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