China - Guangdong province - 20 Cents (1 Mace 4.4 Candareens) - Qing dynasty, Kuang Hsu era (1875-1908) - Silver

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China - Guangdong province - 20 Cents (1 Mace 4.4 Candareens) - Qing dynasty, Kuang Hsu era (1875-1908) - Silver
UNC -

Guangdong province, 1 Mace, 4.4 Candareens (= 20 cents) without date, struck between 1890 and 1908.
In virtually uncirculated quality. Y# 201, Kann# 28.

Obverse:
Chinese ideograms:
- At the top: 造省東廣, meaning 'made in Kwang Tung Province'
- At the centre, top to bottom: 光緒 - Guangxu, 11th emperor of Qing dynasty (Manchu) 1875–1908
- At the centre, right to left: 元寶 - Yuan bao, meaning 'currency'
- At the bottom, right to left: 庫平一錢四分四釐, value of the coin '1 mace 4.4 candareens'
Lettering:
   造省東廣
     光
    寶 元
     緒
釐四分四錢一平庫

Reverse:
Dragon facing, flaming pearl at centre.
Province name at the top and value at the bottom, separated by rosettes.
Lettering:
* KWANG-TUNG PROVINCE *
1 MACE AND 4.4 CANDAREENS

Please view the photos to form a good impression.

Will be shipped by registered post.

Lot details
Country
China - Guangdong province
Currency
20 Cents (1 Mace 4.4 Candareens)
Year/Period and Variation
- Qing dynasty, Kuang Hsu era (1875-1908)
Precious metals
Silver
Condition
UNC -
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