China, Kwangtung Cash Silver Plated
This is a most unusual item; it is a small cash coin from China, Kwangtung Province to be exact. It was issued between 1909 and 1911. They are listed in Krause as struck in brass and KM204. We bought a group of them that had been silver plated, why that is we don’t know, but they had been. Perhaps they were silver plated for gifts at the Chinese New Year. Whatever the answer is they are over 100 years old and priced to sell, especially as Chinese coins are very popular at the moment. They are brass cash coins in Extremely Fine condition that have been silver plated and priced at just £6.95. At this price they are very interesting.