Altered Coin

About this object

History of use

Possible forgery. Light weight

Physical description

Round, 4-sided hole in centre, rims around outer edge and centre hole, obverse 4 characters, character and dot on reverse. Kaiyuan tongbao (top-bottom-right-left) in orthodox Chinese characters on obverse; yue (bottom), mintmark, Chinese character, dot (top) on reverse. Centre hole twisted.