Altered Coin

About this object

History of use

Large sized circulating coin

Physical description

Round, square hole in centre, inner and outer rims on both sides, 4 characters on obverse. Wu zing da bu (top-bottom-right-left) in seal script Chinese characters on obverse. Reverse has 4 characters added- fulu shoujin (top-bottom-right-left) and 3 ornaments between. The characters mean happiness, prosperity, long life and gold.