Honan 1906 CD 10 cash
Honan Province in the south east of China began coin production in 1647. A mint for struck coinage began operation in 1905.
The specimen shown was lot 60168 in Ponterio sale 162 (Hong Kong, August 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, “CHINA. Honan. 10 Cash, CD 1906. 戶部丙午大清銅幣十文。Original province unknown, countermarked for Honan. RARE. 中央“鄂”改“汴”。稀少。VERY FINE. Ex: Norman Jacobs.”
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Y-unlisted; CCC-unlisted; Duan-398 (under Hupeh).
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- Kann, Eduard. Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins, Vol. 1 of 3. Bronx, NY: Ishi Press International, 2006.
- Lin Gwo Ming, Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Gold & Silver Coins: Ching and Republican Issues, Seventh Edition, Hong Kong: Ma Tak Wo Numismatic Co., Ltd., 2012.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 162: The August 2011 Hong Kong Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2011.