Coin

About this object

History of use

Normal sized circulating coin

Physical description

Round coin wit a four-sided hole in the centre, and a rim around the outer edge and the centre hole. The obverse has four characters, and the reverse has two characters. Qianlong tongbao (top-bottom-right-left) in Chinese characters are on the obverse; boo nan left-right (mintmark) in Manchu are on the reverse. Raised fields on the obverse top and bottom; extra metal is in the centre hole; rim flaws; pits.