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. Extra metal is in the centre hole; rim pits.