About this object

History of use

Normal sized circulating coin

Physical description

Round, 4 sided hole in centre, rim around outer edge and centre hole, obverse 4 characters, 1 character on reverse. Wanli tongbao (top-bottom-right-left) in Chinese characters on obverse; gong top (mintmark) in Chinese characters on reverse. Extra metal inside centre hole; rim pits, flaws; varnish surface rough; file marks