1200s–1800s China Copper Cash Coin

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Authentic Chinese Vintage Cash Coins

Bring home the pocket change of the Orient! These authentic vintage Chinese “Cash” Coins were struck from the 1200s through the 1800s, and each features the iconic square hole in the center, used to string coins together for easy counting. Each coin is at least 120 years old and comes in lightly circulated Fine or better condition. These coins are so instantly recognizable, the Smithsonian® features a “tree” of them at the very center of its Gallery of Numismatics! Forgeries abound of these famous coins, but you’ll find no fakes here.

Today, Chinese people consider these old Cash Coins to be good-luck trinkets. They’re often seen hanging around the necks of young children or over the beds of people suffering from an illness. One belief in these charms holds that if you always have a cash coin in your purse or pocket you will never run out of money. Another superstition is that during a new moon you should hold the coin in your hand, spit on it for good luck and return it to your pocket. How you decide to make the best use of your Chinese Copper Cash Coin is up to you, but you’d better hurry and order one now before your luck runs out – and we run out of these coins!

Year of Issue (Dates May Vary)
Country China
Composition Copper
Condition Circulated
Denomination 1.00
Currency Type Cash
Coin Weight 5 Grams - g
Dimensions 24.26mm