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1381-1382 AD - Rare copper Canh Nguyen cash (with broad rims) of the rebel Nguyen Bo (1381-1382), Bac-giang province, Vietnam

1381-1382 AD - Rare copper Canh Nguyen cash (with broad rims) of the rebel Nguyen Bo (1381-1382), Bac-giang province, Vietnam

Four Chinese characters - Canh Nguyen Thong Bao (Vietnamese reading) / Blank. 24mm, 3.35 grams. Issued 1381-1382. Toda -; Barker -; Vietnamese coins (2002) #444.

Type with broad rims. Rare.

Rebel Nguyen Ho was a man of low birth who lead a revolt against the central government after the taxes were greatly raised to pay for the frontier wars. Nguyen Ho lead the popular revolt in the Bac-giang province after proclaiming himself King under the name Hi-Nguyan. The government quickly sent troops to pacify the province, and Nguyen disappered from history sometimes in 1382. 

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