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I have this coin want to know who picture on this coin and whats written on this I want to know the complete history of this coin.

  • FYI the coin is engraved with (By Mandate of Heaven) Emperor of the Great Qin", Nurhaci - 1616-1626. – Semaphore Nov 28 '15 at 18:10
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    "the complete history" - do you mean a complete list of who's hands it has passed through and what it was used to purchase? – Mawg says reinstate Monica Oct 4 '17 at 22:21
  • got my answer from bellow reply.thanx – Vipin Singh Oct 5 '17 at 15:51
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This particular coin is part of a set of commemorative tokens (aka fantasy coins) made in (modern) China, with a token for each of the Qing Dynasty emperors. This one shows Emperor Nurhaci with the dates when he was in power shown below his likeness on the "coin".

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  • what will be the price of this coin? – Vipin Singh Nov 27 '15 at 18:31
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    You mean, what's it worth now? No much. Apparently they're made from a cheap alloy and have a novelty value only. If you have the full set in the commemorative case, it's probably worth a little more to a collector. – KillingTime Nov 27 '15 at 18:37
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    A quick check on e-Bay shows the whole set going for around $16. – KillingTime Nov 27 '15 at 18:39
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    That explains the very modern-looking Arabic numerals (in a western font) on the bottom. That part had me perplexed. – T.E.D. Nov 28 '15 at 23:16

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