Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Kevin Greer, Apr 17, 2021.
Coin two look asian and is the same on both side
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Coin 2 is not a coin but a token. Probably Japanese.
I know that's not much help but it's a start
Is the first one 29 mm, about 6-7g?
It looks like a heavily damaged RoC 10 cash, but it's hard to tell at this point.
If so, it has almost no value in that condition.
Second coin says "天山閣" tian1shan1ge2
Tianshan is a mountain range in Xinjiang. 閣 means pavillion
It appears to be the name of a yakiniku restaurant in Japan.
It may mean other things as well, but #2 doesn't look like a circulation coin.
Coin 1 is about 24 mm and seem to have to male bust facing right
@The Eidolon It's a Chinese 10 cash. I think the top pic is the dragon. There are numerous types, and if I remember correctly, many are common. Here is one for reference
Yep, this is the answer. Ignore my previous reply
Nice attribution. I thought I saw a line of Arabic across the reverse, but was fooled by what I thought were Chinese characters above. So I was looking for colonials like French Indochina or Netherlands East Indies, and nothing matched. Once I knew it was only 24 mm, I knew my initial guess of a 10 cash must have been wrong, as those should be 28~29 mm. The wreath originally made me think a Republic of China minted 10 cash, but the RoC 10 cash have very different wreaths. Thanks for resolving the mystery.
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