SQUARE HOLE, 4 CHARACTERS
The most commonly encountered Chinese cash date from the Ching Dynasty and have the Manchurian “BOO” character on the reverse left hand side. This character only occurs on Ching Dynasty cash, so it it is present on the back of your coin, click here, or on the image, to go to a page that lists the Ching Dynasty obverse types.
The most common non-Ching Chinese cash coins are shown below. If you see one that matches your coin, just click on the image and it will take you to the listing for that type.
THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS OCCUR AT THE 12 O’CLOCK POSITION
Click on the appropriate image. If this character occurs on only one types, you will be taken to the appropriate part of our reference listing. If it occurs on more than one type, you will be shown images of the coins we have listed with that character and if you find your coin just click on the image to go to a listing of it. We apologize for not having all types currently listed, but here are about a thousand of them and it will be some time before all are available. We will try to list the most common types first.
TA or TAI
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
AND THE FEATURES BELOW THIS POINT ARE NOT YET WORKING.
Copyright © 1997 – 2002 R & T Enterprises Ltd.