China, Qing dynasty. AR Sycee (27 gr) ND 18-19th century, mark "Ding"

Description
China, Qing dynasty. AR Sycee (27 gr) ND 18-19th century, mark "Ding"
Silver - Ungraded

Approx. 27 grams of silver
This money type, called "Sitse", means "high silver", because of the fine thread-like lines that arise after "casting" (in sand). It also has the official mark on it. They look like little hills.
This was not only used as a money or capital investment, it was also used as a wedding gift.
"丁" Ding
This comes from a legacy of someone who collected all kinds of - rather bizarre to me - curious forms of money. Seems pretty unique to me.
'The photos provide a good impression.'

Lot details
Country/Province
China, Qing dynasty
Denomination
AR Sycee (27 gr)
Year/Period and Variation
ND 18-19th century, mark "Ding"
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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