China, Ming Rebels, Chu Yu-Chien as Prince of T'ang. AD 1645 to 1646. 2 cash. S-1295.

Ancient Coins - China, Ming Rebels, Chu Yu-Chien as Prince of T'ang. AD 1645 to 1646. 2 cash. S-1295.
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In 1644 the first Ching Dynasty Emperor over threw the Ming Dynasty, but a series of Ming Pretender (or rebel) lords continued to hold power in various parts of China.  Chu Yu-Chien was such a Ming Prince, and ruled briefly from FooChow (or FuZhou).

Date : AD 1644 to 1645.

Denomination : Bronze 2 cash.

Reference : Schjoth-1295.

Size : 26.5 mm.   Weight : 4.48 grams.

Grade : gVF (but nearly as cast) with heavy original files marks on the surfaces and edges. This coin looks very much the way it did the day it was minted.

After casting, the surfaces of coins in this period were filed with a course file to remove excess metal and trim the edges.  This course file left heavy file marks on the surfaces when all specimens of this type would have exhibited when newly minted, and which are well preserved on this specimen.

Obverse : "Lung-wu T'ung-pao".

Reverse : blank.

Price SKU: vcoin3302
US$ 52.50
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  • CAD 67.92

Rates for: 09/24/18

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