About this object

History of use

Normal sized circulating coin

Physical description

Round coin with 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. Jiaqing tongbao (top-bottom-right-left) in Chinese characters are on the obverse. Boo cang left-right (mintmark) in Manchu are on the reverse. Dot on the top-left reverse; hole through the field on the bottom-left and bottom-right; rim flaws, pits.