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  1. ✅ SOLVED Chinese coin

    Looking forward to your new Chinese coin discoveries. Many Chinese cash coins are not worth much but they are unique and have different features within a particular emperor's reign. Not just different minting locations but sometimes the Chinese characters are written in a different script or...
  2. ✅ SOLVED Chinese coin

    The coin you have appears to be a standard style Qian Long emperor coin. It probably measures between 23mm to 24mm in diameter and weighs around 4 grams. One of the interesting features is the top part of the 通 tong character (the character on the right side of the coin). It’s called a square...
  3. Coinstar gives up an interesting assortment of coins

    It's a 乾隆通宝 Qianlong emperor coin. The coin, if authentic, would have been minted between 1735-1796. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qianlong_Tongbao
  4. Coinstar gives up an interesting assortment of coins

    I would need a photo of the other side of the coin to identify the Qing emperor.
  5. Zheng He and his lost Chinese treasure ships ?

    Interesting theory... The article states Zheng He's boats (Ming treasure ships) were over 400 feet long. Here is the quote from the article: "After several months of searching with Google Earth, during 2017, two almost identical ships were located, each being about 450 ft. (150 meters) in...
  6. Coinstar gives up an interesting assortment of coins

    From your second photo, the Chinese coin mint mark indicates it was minted in Suzhou Jiangsu province.
  7. Somewhere new.

    Congrats! The coin looks to be Kangxi emperor (1661-1722). Happy Treasure Hunting. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangxi_Tongbao https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangxi_Emperor
  8. Today quick visit…

    Yes you are correct. In my excitement I selected the wrong message to reply to. I was wanting to reply to a previous message about old chinese coins and to show how they were used in the past as a drawer pull. Happy Treasure Hunting.
  9. Today quick visit…

    That is interesting. Here is a video from 2 years ago of a Chinese coin collector taking off old drawer handles to extract the old chinese coins used for the drawer pull. Unfortunately the condition of the coins were not good. He called them 柜子钱 "cupboard coins"
  10. Rare Coin from China's Warring states

    A recently posted video. A rare coin from China's Warring states time (475-221BC).
  11. My "best" find today!

    Congrats on the coin find. Here is a wiki link about Emperor Daoguang. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daoguang_Emperor
  12. 🥇 BANNER Found a cache of chinese coins

    Congrats on the Banner! I hope you find more Chinese Dynasty coins in the future. As they say in Chinese 加油! Happy Hunting!
  13. 🥇 BANNER Found a cache of chinese coins

    I look forward to your future coin finds. It's rare on this website forum to have a treasure hunter in an area that can find Chinese Dynasty coins that could date to Ming or even MUCH earlier. If you do find early Chinese Dynasty coins I hope they can be displayed as a banner. It would be like...
  14. Chinese Picture

    Actually it appears to be Korean. Here is a webpage to help you. Happy Hunting https://collections.rom.on.ca/objects/327722/woodblock-neunghaengdo-prints---
  15. 🥇 BANNER Found a cache of chinese coins

    From the photographs I can Identify two of the coins. One looks to be a qianlong 乾隆 (qing dynasty) coin and the other jiaqing 嘉慶 (qing dynasty). It would be great to see all the coins once they are cleaned up. Also to see the mint marks on the back to ID which part of China they were minted...
  16. ✅ SOLVED Chinese coin.

    Going to add some info for reference for future searches. The mint mark on the back (photo is not clear) appears to be minted in Beijing. Below is wiki with mint mark info. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangxi_Tongbao This should help OP. Pinyin names: Dynasty: Qīng Cháo清朝 Title: Kāngxī 康熙...
  17. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Asian medal?

    You found the answer another way... I was going to post the second part to my message on the newspaper topic but got busy with University papers. The last three characters on the back of the Item appear to say 新报社 xin bao she which means newspaper. The 新 meaning news as in the chinese 新闻。 The...
  18. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Asian medal?

    The first two characters at the top appear to say 横滨 héng bīn which translates into the Japanese city Yokohama. Happy Hunting.
  19. Chinese cash coins

    Here is a video (in chinese) showing the different types of guang xu coins. The money values in the video are RMB.
  20. Chinese cash coins

    What caught my eye about the coins in this post are the "rust" spots in the image (if those are rust spots on the coins). I remember reading in a Chinese language coin forum last year about rust on coins. Basically, from that forum, rust is an indication the coins are fabrications and not...
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