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台湾省造老公银七钱二分背卍 PCGS XF Details
China - Provincial. TAIWAN: Tao Kuang, 1820-1850, AR dollar, ND (1838-50), Cr-25-3, L&M-319, Kann-1b, so-called "Old Man Dollar", God of Longevity, text in Chinese, dàoguang nián zhù (cast during Daoguang [reign]) and zú wényín bing (pure [fine] silver coin), kùpíng qi èr (treasury standard 7 [mace] 2 [candareens]) // two swastikas on both sides of a bronze vessel, Manchu legend tai wan kiyang ku around, with guan ju stamped in control marks and single Chinese merchant chopmark, plugged and repaired, PCGS graded EF details, ex Kann Collection Sale 1971, Lot 3, with auction tags. Said to be issued in 17th year of Daoguang reign by the local government in order to raise troops to suppress a rebellion led by Zhang Wen.