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How to read old coins

Posted by bazza February 22, 2008 in the Group General Discussion.

Just worked out how to read coins like the one below.

They are read top, bottom, right, left, in this case 乾隆通寶. I think 通寶[通宝] just means currency and 乾隆 means Emperor Qianlong 乾隆帝

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