Y#39.2 Square-holed Dragon Copper Anhwei Province 1902 10 Cash China Guangxu Emp

Y#39.2 Square-holed Dragon Copper Anhwei Province 1902 10 Cash China Guangxu Emp

ANCIENT CHINA
Qing Dynasty
Guang Xu, Dragon Copper 10 Cash with Square hole
1902 AD, Anhui Province




Reign title: Guang Xu, AD 1875-1908

Obverse
Lettering:
造 省 徽 安

ᠪᠣᠣ ᡥᠣᠠᡳ
    光
寶 □ 元
    緒

文十錢制當元每

Reverse: 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:

AN-HUI

* □ *

TEN CASH

 

References: Y#39.2 (square-holed)

 

 

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 occ