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1736 - 1796 Foreign Coin With Square Hole

 
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 Posted 08/11/2020  5:38 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add elliottite to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello I was hoping someone could help me identify this coin. I have had no luck. THANK YOU.



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 Posted 08/11/2020  6:21 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add january1may to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
This appears to be a modern-ish (probably late 20th or early 21st century) feng shui (good luck) token imitating a cast coin of the Qing emperor Qianlong, whose reign roughly corresponds to the dates on the reverse.
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 Posted 08/11/2020  8:25 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
@el, I agree with @j1m on this. Your first image is upside down. Here is a link to a similar piece in numista:

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces126441.html

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 Posted 08/11/2020  9:25 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Sap to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
These replicas are often sold in "sets" of all twelve Qing Dynasty emperors.
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 Posted 08/12/2020  03:21 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add elliottite to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thank Yall very much...it is awesome when a piece gets identified.
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 Posted 08/12/2020  12:52 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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it is awesome when a piece gets identified.


Dude we are doing our best. I'm really glad that we were able to help you.
"If you climb a good tree, you get a push."
-----Ghanaian proverb

"The danger we all now face is distinguishing between what is authentic and what is performed."
-----King Adz

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