CHINESE COINS, WORLD NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

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CHINESE COINS, WORLD NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

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888 Auctions is proud to present a collection of 430 fine antique items:

Paintings & Textiles: Lot 1-56
Money: Lot 57-229
Snuff Bottles: Lot 230
Stone: Lot 231-262
Nephrite: Lot 263-298
Jadeite: Lot 299-323
Jewellery, Gems, Watches and Medals: Lot 324-379
Metalware: Lot 380-395
Ceramics: Lot 396-424
Wood and Natural History: Lot 425-426
Furniture & Miscellaneous: Lot 427-430
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19th C. Russian Figures Oil on Canvas w/ Frame51 - 19th C. Russian Figures Oil on Canvas w/ Frame
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Russian figures; oil on canvas; framed; signed and dated 1971 on back; 62 cm × 76 cm
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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19th C. Seascape Oil on Canvas with Frame52 - 19th C. Seascape Oil on Canvas with Frame
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19th century American seascape; oil on canvas; framed; signed on lower right; 55 cm × 68 cm
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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American Seascape Oil on Canvas with Frame53 - American Seascape Oil on Canvas with Frame
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American seascape; oil on canvas; framed; signed on lower left; 51 cm × 77 cm
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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A.J. Casson (Canada, 1898-1992) Watercolour54 - A.J. Casson (Canada, 1898-1992) Watercolour
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This original work, a watercolour on paper, is signed A.J. Casson (1898-1992) on the lower right corner. This offering features a pair of watercolour
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Xu Beihong 1895-1953 Chinese Print on Paper Framed55 - Xu Beihong 1895-1953 Chinese Print on Paper Framed
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Galloping horse; print on paper; framed; signed Xu Beihong (1895-1953); with 1 artist seal; 67 cm x 39 cm
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Large Indian Painting on Silk56 - Large Indian Painting on Silk
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Indian painting on silk; depicting Indian figures in religious dance; decorated with leafy and floral border on edge; 115 cm × 80 cm, 123 grams
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Six Assorted China Aluminum Coin of 1, 2 5 Cent57 - Six Assorted China Aluminum Coin of 1, 2 5 Cent
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Six (6) assorted Chinese aluminum coins; include: 1 pc 1986 1 cent coin; 1 pc 1977 2 cent coin; 1 pc 1985 2 cent coin; 1 pc 1987 2 cent coin; 1 pc 197
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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2 PC 1940 -1941 Japan 1 Sen Aluminum Coin Y-5958 - 2 PC 1940 -1941 Japan 1 Sen Aluminum Coin Y-59
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2 pieces of 1940-1941 Japanese 1 Sen aluminum coin; Showa period; obverse lettering Dai Nippon, Yi, Showa Shi Liu Nian; reverse engraved Mount Fiji a
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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3 PC 1940 Japan 10 Sen Aluminum Coin Y-6159 - 3 PC 1940 Japan 10 Sen Aluminum Coin Y-61
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3 pieces of 1940 Japanese 10 Sen aluminum coin; Showa period; obverse engraved double pedal cheery blossom; lettering Dai Nippon, Showa Shi Wu Nian; r
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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1909-1911 China Xuantong Tongbao Hartill-22.152060 - 1909-1911 China Xuantong Tongbao Hartill-22.1520
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1909-1911 Chinese 1 Cash brass coin; Qing period; Yunnan mint; obverse lettering Xuan Tong Tong Bao; reverse lettering mint name in Manchu; smooth edg
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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1912 (Year 1) 20 Cash Szechuan Brass Coin Y-448A61 - 1912 (Year 1) 20 Cash Szechuan Brass Coin Y-448A
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1912 China Republic 20 Cash brass coin; military government mint; obverse lettering Si Chuan Tong Bi, Jun Zheng Fu Zao, Dang Zhi Qian Er Shi Wen; reve
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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1916 China 1 Cent Brass Coin Kwang Tung Y-417a62 - 1916 China 1 Cent Brass Coin Kwang Tung Y-417a
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1916 China Republic 1 Cent brass coin; Kwang Tung mint; obverse lettering Yi Xian Tong Bi, Zhong Hua Min Guo Wu Nian, Guang Dong Sheng Zao; reverse le
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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1831-1861 Chinese 1 Cash Coin Xian Feng Tong Bao63 - 1831-1861 Chinese 1 Cash Coin Xian Feng Tong Bao
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1831-1861 Chinese 1 Cash brass coin; Qing period; Jiangsu mint; obverse lettering Xian Feng Tong Bao; reverse lettering mint name in Manchu; smooth ed
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Qianlong Beijing Bronze 1 Cash Tong Bao FD-232364 - Qianlong Beijing Bronze 1 Cash Tong Bao FD-2323
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Chinese 1 cash brass coin; Qing period; Beijing mint; obverse lettering Qianlong (1711-1799) Tong Bao; reverse lettering mint name in Manchu; smooth e
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Guangxu (1875-1908) Jiangxi Nanchang Tong Bao65 - Guangxu (1875-1908) Jiangxi Nanchang Tong Bao
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Chinese bronze coin; Qing period; one Guangxu (875-1908) Tong Bao 1 cash brass coin, Yunnan mint, Hartill-22.1397-1405, C-26-9; one Guang Xu Zhong Bao
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Two Ming Dynasty Coins Tianqi Tong Bao FD-198866 - Two Ming Dynasty Coins Tianqi Tong Bao FD-1988
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Two China 1 Cash brass coin; Ming period; obverse lettering Tian Qi Tong Bao, Tianqi was the 15th emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1620-1627); reverse let
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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3 PC Assorted 1821-1850 China Dao Guang Tong Bao67 - 3 PC Assorted 1821-1850 China Dao Guang Tong Bao
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3 pieces of assorted 1821-1850 Chinese 1 Cash brass coin Dao Guang Tong Bao; Qing period; two Beijing mint FD#2387; one Jiangsu mint; smooth edge; Dia
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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5 PC 1821 China 1 Cash Daoguang Tongbao FD-238968 - 5 PC 1821 China 1 Cash Daoguang Tongbao FD-2389
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Five (5) assorted 1821-1850 Chinese 1 Cash brass coin; Qing period; Jiangsu mint; obverse lettering Dao Guang Tong Bao; plain reverse; smooth edge; FD
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Tongzhi (1862-1874) 1 Cash Zhong Bao Coin FD-259569 - Tongzhi (1862-1874) 1 Cash Zhong Bao Coin FD-2595
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Chinese 1 cash brass coin; Qing period; Beijing mint; obverse lettering Tongzhi (1862-1874) Zhong Bao; reverse lettering Manchurian mint name; smooth
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Chinese Shunzhi Tongbao 1 Cash Brass Coin FD-223370 - Chinese Shunzhi Tongbao 1 Cash Brass Coin FD-2233
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Chinese 1 Cash brass coin; Qing period; Beijing mint; obverse lettering Shun Zhi (1644-1661) Tong Bao; reverse lettering mint name in Manchu; smooth e
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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1008-1016 Song 1 Cash Coin Xiangfu Yuanbao FD-83371 - 1008-1016 Song 1 Cash Coin Xiangfu Yuanbao FD-833
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1008-1016 Chinese 1 cash bronze coin; Northern Song period; obverse lettering Xiang Fu Yuan Bao; reverse engraved moon and sun; smooth edge; FD-833, H
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1056-1063 China Song Jia You Yuan Bao Bronze Coin72 - 1056-1063 China Song Jia You Yuan Bao Bronze Coin
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1056-1063 China 1 cash bronze coin; Song period; Jia You Yuan Bao; seal script version; D: 2.4 cm, 3.19 grams
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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1094-1097 China 2 Cash Shaosheng Yuanbao FD-99673 - 1094-1097 China 2 Cash Shaosheng Yuanbao FD-996
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1094-1097 Chinese 2 Cash bronze coin; Northern Song period; obverse lettering Shao Sheng Yuan Bao; empty reverse; smooth edge; FD-996; D: 24.2 mm, T:
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Southern Song 1253-1258 Bronze Huang Song Yuan Bao74 - Southern Song 1253-1258 Bronze Huang Song Yuan Bao
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1253-1258 Chinese bronze coin; Southern Song period; obverse lettering Huang Song Yuan Bao; plain reverse; smooth edge; D: 22 mm, T: 1 mm, 3.563 grams
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1403-1424 China 1 Cash Coin Yongle Tongbao FD-195875 - 1403-1424 China 1 Cash Coin Yongle Tongbao FD-1958
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1403-1424 China 1 Cash bronze coin; Ming period; obverse lettering Yong Le Tong Bao; empty reverse; smooth edge; FD#1958;
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1628-1644 China Bronze Coin Chong Zhen Tong Bao76 - 1628-1644 China Bronze Coin Chong Zhen Tong Bao
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1628-1644 Chinese bronze coin; Ming period; obverse lettering Chong Zhen Tong Bao; reverse engraved running horses; these are cash coins from the Ming
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Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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1644-1662 China 1 Cash Bronze Coin Yong Li Tongbao77 - 1644-1662 China 1 Cash Bronze Coin Yong Li Tongbao
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1644-1662 China 1 cash bronze coin; Southern Ming period; obverse lettering Yong Li Tong Bao; reverse lettering Fu; smooth edge; D: 23 mm, T: 1 mm, 3.
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1654-1722 China Kang Xi Tong Bao Reverse Chou Fu78 - 1654-1722 China Kang Xi Tong Bao Reverse Chou Fu
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1654-1722 Chinese bronze coin; Qing period; Fujian mint; minted for celebration Emperor Kangxi's birthday; obverse lettering Kang Xi Tong Bao; r...
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1711-1799 China Qian Long Tong Bao Dragon Reverse79 - 1711-1799 China Qian Long Tong Bao Dragon Reverse
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1711-1799 Chinese 1 Cash bronze coin; Qing period; obverse lettering Qian Long Tong Bao; reverse engraved dragon and phoenix; smooth edge; D: 24 mm, T
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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1851-1861 China 1 Cash Coin Xian Feng Tong Bao80 - 1851-1861 China 1 Cash Coin Xian Feng Tong Bao
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1851-1861 Chinese 1 cash bronze coin; Qing period; Chang Sha mint; obverse lettering Xian Feng Tong Bao; reverse lettering mint name in Manchu; smooth
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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1851-1861 China Bronze Coin Pan Gu Tong Bao81 - 1851-1861 China Bronze Coin Pan Gu Tong Bao
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1851-1861 Chinese bronze coin; Qing period; used by Tiandihui, Chinese fraternal organization; obverse lettering Pan Gu Tong Bao; plain reverse; smoot
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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1853-1860 Xianfeng Boo-chang 50 Cash Zhong Bao82 - 1853-1860 Xianfeng Boo-chang 50 Cash Zhong Bao
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Rare 1853-1860 Chinese bronze 50 cash coin; obverse lettering Dang Wu Shi in Chinese and mint in Manchu; reverse lettering Xianfeng Zhong Bao; FD-2506
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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1854 Chinese Xian Feng Yuan Bao 1000 Cash Beijing83 - 1854 Chinese Xian Feng Yuan Bao 1000 Cash Beijing
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1854 Chinese bronze 1000 cash coin; obverse lettering Dang Qian in Chinese and Beijing mint (Boo-chiowan) in Manchu; reverse lettering Xian Feng Yuan
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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1875-1908 China Bronze Coin Guang Xu Zhong Bao84 - 1875-1908 China Bronze Coin Guang Xu Zhong Bao
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1875-1908 Chinese bronze coin; Qing period; Nan Chang mint; obverse lettering Guang Xu Zhong Bao; reverse lettering mint name in Manchu; smooth edge;
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1906 China Hubei 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10J.585 - 1906 China Hubei 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10J.5
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1906 China Qing 10 Cash copper coin; Hubei mint; obverse lettering Da Qing Tong Bi, E in middle, Bing Wu, Hu Bu, Dang Zhi Qian Shi Wen; reverse engrav
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1906 China Hubei 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10J.586 - 1906 China Hubei 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10J.5
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1906 China Qing 10 Cash copper coin; Hubei mint; obverse lettering Da Qing Tong Bi, E in middle, Bing Wu, Hu Bu, Dang Zhi Qian Shi Wen; reverse engrav
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Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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1906 China Hubei 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10J.587 - 1906 China Hubei 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10J.5
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1906 China Qing 10 Cash copper coin; Hubei mint; obverse lettering Da Qing Tong Bi, E in middle, Bing Wu, Hu Bu, Dang Zhi Qian Shi Wen; reverse engrav
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1906 China Hupeh 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10j.588 - 1906 China Hupeh 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10j.5
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1906 China Qing 10 Cash copper coin; Hubei mint; obverse lettering Da Qing Tong Bi, E in middle, Bing Wu, Hu Bu (Board of Revenue), Dang Zhi Qian Shi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1906 China Ning Xia 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10n.189 - 1906 China Ning Xia 10 Cash Copper Coin Y-10n.1
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Rare 1906 China Qing 10 Cash copper coin; Ning Xia mint of Jiangsu province; obverse lettering Da Qing Tong Bi, Ning in middle, Bing Wu, Hu Bu, Dang Z
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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1909 China Xuantong 20 Cash Copper Coin Y-21E90 - 1909 China Xuantong 20 Cash Copper Coin Y-21E
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1909 China Xuantong 20 Cash copper coin, Fengtian mint; obverse letter Da Qing Tong Bi, Ji Wei, Dang Zhi Qian Er Shi Wen; reverse engraved dragon, let
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1912 China 50 Cash Szechuan Bronze Coin Y-449a91 - 1912 China 50 Cash Szechuan Bronze Coin Y-449a
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1912 China Republic 50 Cash bronze coin; military government mint; obverse lettering Si Chuan Tong Bi, Jun Zheng Fu Zao, Dang Zhi Qian Wu Shi Wen; rev
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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1913 (Year 2) Szechuan Bronze 100 Cash Coin Y-45092 - 1913 (Year 2) Szechuan Bronze 100 Cash Coin Y-450
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1913 China Republic 100 Cash bronze coin; military government mint; obverse lettering Si Chuan Tong Bi, Jun Zheng Fu Zao, Dang Zhi Qian Wu Shi Wen; re
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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1914 Republic 20 Cash Bronze Coin Hunan Y-40093 - 1914 Republic 20 Cash Bronze Coin Hunan Y-400
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1914 Chinese Republic 20 Cash bronze coin; Hunan mint; obverse engraved cross flags, lettering Hu Nan Sheng Zao, Dang Zhi Qian Er Shi Wen; reverse eng
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1914 Republic 20 Cash Bronze Coin Hunan Y-40094 - 1914 Republic 20 Cash Bronze Coin Hunan Y-400
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1914 Chinese Republic 20 Cash bronze coin; Hunan mint; obverse engraved cross flags, lettering Hu Nan Sheng Zao, Dang Zhi Qian Er Shi Wen; reverse eng
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
 
 
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221-263 Three Kingdoms 100 Cash Bronze Coin95 - 221-263 Three Kingdoms 100 Cash Bronze Coin
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221-263 China 100 Cash bronze coin; Three Kingdom period, Shu Han; obverse lettering Zhi Bai Wu Zhu; reverse lettering Wei in seal script; D: 27 mm, T
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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917-925 Southern Han Coin Qian Heng Tong Bao96 - 917-925 Southern Han Coin Qian Heng Tong Bao
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Rare Southern Han (917-925) Chinese Bronze Coin; obverse lettering Qian Heng Zhong Bao; plain reverse; smooth edge; D: 24.8 mm, T: 1.3 mm, 5.445 grams
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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943-957 China 1 Cash Bronze Coin Da Tang Tong Bao97 - 943-957 China 1 Cash Bronze Coin Da Tang Tong Bao
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943-957 Chinese 1 Cash bronze coin; Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period; obverse lettering Da Tang Tong Bao; plain reverse; smooth edge; D: 21.9 mm
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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959-975 China 1 Cash Coin Tangguo Tongbao FD-81498 - 959-975 China 1 Cash Coin Tangguo Tongbao FD-814
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959-975 Chinese 1 Cash bronze coin; Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period, Southern Tang; obverse lettering Tang Guo Tong Bao; plain reverse; smooth
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Chinese Qi BC 1046-221 Bronze Heavy Knife FD-3511299 - Chinese Qi BC 1046-221 Bronze Heavy Knife FD-35112
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Chinese bronze knife money; of knife shape; engraved with Chinese character in seal script; Spring and Autumn period; Qi state (1046 BC-221 BC); as fo
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Ming China Auspicious Coin Wan Shou Wu Jiang100 - Ming China Auspicious Coin Wan Shou Wu Jiang
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Ming period Chinese bronze auspicious coin; obverse lettering Wan Shou Wu Jiang (longevity without boundary); reverse lettering Hai (ocean); smooth ed
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