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CHINA. Qing Dynasty. Gansu. 50 Cash, ND (ca. 1854-57). Gongchang Mint. Wen Zong (Xian Feng). Graded "Genuine" Zhong Qian Ping Ji Grading Company.Hartill-22.807; FD-2538. Weight: 41.7 gms. Curved "gung" variety. Obverse: "Xian Feng zhong bao"; Reverse: "Dang wushi" (Value Fifty). Minor smoothing in the fields around the characters as is commonly encountered on large size Cash issues. Minor earthen amongst the characters combined rich brassy patina offer a nice look.