Topic: World Coin Collecting: Reading Japanese Numbers and Dates

Coins from Taiwan use the same number symbols as Japanese coins, so it is easy to mistake them for each other. In the coin pictured here, the year reads 6 10 1 (61, in yellow highlighting) reading counter-clockwise and ending with the year symbol (年).

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Ancient Chinese coinage - Wikipedia Ancient Chinese coinage includes some of the earliest known coins.. found in a tomb near Anyang dating from around 900 BC, but these items lack inscriptions.. Old Chinese coins. Dragon Dollar & Chinese Coins: Late Qing Dynasty machine struck Chinese coins.

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CHINESE COIN IDENTIFICATION - Calgary Coin Gallery IDENTIFICATION GUIDE. The identification of Chinese cast coins can be difficult, even for those who can read the characters. For the rest of us it can be a very frustrating experience.

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Dating Early Chinese Coins - World Coin Gallery Dating Early Chinese Coins. Chinese numbers: Dates on coins are read from left to right. Dating late 19 th and early 20 th century coins requires more skill than can be given here. Most pre-20 th century coins are undated and depend on the ruling emperor of the time.

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Cash (Chinese coin) - Wikipedia Chinese cash coins with flower (rosette) holes (Traditional Chinese: 花穿錢) are a type of Chinese cash coin with an octagonal hole as opposed to a square one, they have a very long history possibly dating back to the first Ban Liang cash coins cast under the State of Qin or the Han dynasty.

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Chinese coins - Sports Tune Novices - If you are new to Chinese coins then try some of these pages:. 1) Beginners Guide - tells you how to read ancient Chinese coins. 2) Coin Identification Page - you should see an image of your coin here. Click on it to find out more. You may wish to print this section of the web site and come back here to use the links to the left.

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CHINESE COIN ID GUIDE (4 characters) - Calgary Coin Gallery 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.

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Old Coins - Prices, Values and Information Old coins from the United States will always say 'United States of America' on them, although sometimes this is abbreviated on very old U.S. coins. If the old coin from the U.S. isn't on the chart, it is probably a commemorative coin, rather than a circulating coin.

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An introduction and identification guide to Chinese Qing. An introduction and identification guide to Chinese Qing-dynasty coins. They are the most common Chinese coins seen in the UK. In English, they are often known as ‘cash coins’ after the pidgin English word ‘cash’. (another old name for coin). Qing-dynasty coins, like Chinese coins for centuries before them, are copper alloy pieces.

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Rare Chinese Coins > Dragon Dollar & Chinese Coins Rare Chinese Coins can be worth a Lot of Money. Send pictures of your coin for a Fast, Free Appraisal HERE or read more to learn how to identify Valuable. There exists a similar “long denticles” variety for the last appearance of the Old Dragon, on the 1899 已亥 Kiangnan silver dollar: Kiangnan – 1899 Long denticles.