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I'm looking to positively ID the mint where this coin was made, I do not speak any Chinese so I am fully dependent on the internet to get me by. 


I've Identified the obverse as "jia qing tong bao", just looking for what the back says, which I'm fairly certain the character on the right is in Manchurian.

dale's chinese obv.jpg

dale's chinese.jpg

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It looks like a very common Jiaqing cash coin.




Jiaqing was a Chinese emperor in the Qing dynasty. The Manchu people ruled China in the Qing dynasty, and Qing coinage had Manchu mint marks to reflect the rulers' heritage.


I certainly can't read Manchu, but if this page is correct, your mark refers to the Jin (晉) Mint in Taiyuan.




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