Large 30 Cash Dragon Copper Emperor Guang Xu 1903-06 Szechuan Mint Flying Dragon

Large 30 Cash Dragon Copper Emperor Guang Xu 1903-06 Szechuan Mint Flying Dragon

ANCIENT CHINA

Qing Dynasty

Guang Xu, Dragon Copper Large 30 Cash

1903-1905 Sichuan SZE CHUEN Province

 

Weight: 18.8; Size: 35.8 mm; Thickness: 2.35 mm; Material: Copper

Reign title: Guang Xu, AD 1875-1908

 

Obverse:

Lettering:
造 省 川 四
寶 元 緒 光
十 三 當

Reverse: Flying Dragon the symbol of the Qing royal family,

the emblem of flaming dragon flying in clouds playing a pearl in fire inside the beaded circle.


Lettering: SZE CHUEN 30 CASH

Edge: Smooth

 

Y# 233

 

Chinese Dragon Copper Coin

For the shortage of the old copper cash in the late Qing dynasty, the tradition casting method did not h