1906 China Chihli Province 10 CASH Y# 10 Guangxu era

$706.00

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Features
Country China – Empire (Zhili province (Chihli))
Emperor Guangxu (1875-1908, Qing dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1906
Value 10 Cash
Currency Dollar
Composition Copper
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 10c

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Description

Obverse
Inscription: Tai-ching Tung-pi
Note: Struck at Chin Mint (Peiyang Arsenal), Tientsin.
Chinese ideograms.
In outer ring:
– Right to left: 午丙 = 1906, year in Chinese calendar.
– Right to left: 部戶 = Board of Revenue, minting authority.
– Right to left: 文十錢制當 = value.
In inner ring:
– Top to bottom and right to left: 大清銅幣 = Daqing Tongbi, meaning “Copper coin from the Qing”.
– At centre: 直, mintmark on raised disk.
Lettering:
午     丙
   大
部 幣 銅 戶
   清
 文十錢制當

Reverse
Legend: Kuang-hsü Nien-tsao, TAI-CHING-TI-KUO…
Dragon facing in inner ring with flaming pearl at centre; lettering in outer ring.
Lettering:
    造年緒光
TAI-CHING-TI-KUO COPPER COIN
Translation: Made under Guangxu era

Edge
Smooth