About this object

History of use

Normal size 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. Kangxi tongbao (top-bottom right left) in Chinese characters are on the obverse; ho left in Manchu, he right in Chinese (mintmark) are on the reverse. Dot on the obverse field bottom-left; raised field on the reverse top.