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Got this one in a group lot today, and I'm not sure where/how to look for the attribution. I'm guessing 19th century Chinese, but that's as far as I've got. Any help on identification would be greatly appreciated! 

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7 minutes ago, John Conduitt said:

If geniune, it would be Guangxu Tongbao (Emperor Guangxu circulating currency) 1 cash, 1890-1899 https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces6817.html

Just chiming in, this is correct and it is a genuine example. These were struck rather than cast, unusual for Chinese cash, and it was minted close to the end of the Qing Dynasty.

Edit: here's my example!

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These minted cash coins are quite interesting. Here are are a few more types:

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Guang Xu, Nanjing

 

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Guang Xu, Guangzhou

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Guang Xu, Guangzhou

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Pu Yi, Guangzhou

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Pu Yi, BOR

 

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1 hour ago, shanxi said:

These minted cash coins are quite interesting. Here are are a few more types:

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Guang Xu, Nanjing

 

c386g.jpg.1f636d33f8a145a5e37beb55e36d4f52.jpg

Guang Xu, Guangzhou

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Guang Xu, Guangzhou

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Pu Yi, Guangzhou

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Pu Yi, BOR

 

Nice set here! It's cool to see so many different types of these struck cash coins.

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