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Offline Michael Potterton

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China - 3 coins for ID - help please? Thanks!
« on: August 13, 2013, 09:33:14 AM »
Could you help ID these please? And advise on image rotation? Many thanks. MP.

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Re: China - 3 coins for ID - help please? Thanks!
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013, 09:58:20 AM »
Number 3 is a cash of Chien Lung (1736-1795). Mint has become unreadable for me. Remmelts 193x. You may want to change this for a better specimen. Rotate picture 180°.

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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2013, 10:05:39 AM »
Numbers 2 and 1 are cash of Sheng Tsu (1662-1722). Mint is Beijing finance agency. Remmelts 191. Rotate left picture 2 180°. Rotate picture 1 180°.

Peter
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Offline Michael Potterton

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Re: China - 3 coins for ID - help please? Thanks!
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2013, 11:10:01 AM »
Thanks very much Peter; I am much obliged.
You probably saw this 4th Chinese coin I was asking about the other day: http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,22679.0.html
These are the only four I have like this. I might try to replace them with better ones.
Thanks again, MP.

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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2013, 02:24:27 PM »
The others don't need to be replaced, Michael. The characters are readable. On the one I mentioned, the characters on the reverse are not readable. Moreover, this is probably one of the most common cash coins, so finding a better specimen should be easy.

Peter
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