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956 AD - Very rare! Lead Guang Zheng cash of the Emperor Meng Chang (934-965 AD), Later Shu Kingdom, the 10-Kingdoms period - reversed "Tong" and "Bao" characters

956 AD - Very rare! Lead Guang Zheng cash of the Emperor Meng Chang (934-965 AD), Later Shu Kingdom, the 10-Kingdoms period - reversed "Tong" and "Bao" characters

Four Chinese characters: Guang Zheng Tong Bao (the positions of "Tong" and "Bao" are reversed) / Blank. 24mm, 6.28 grams. Hartill -; Ding -; Zhongguo p.370 var (with the normal positioning characters on obverse).

The coin seems to be cast in copper-lead mixture. It is an official issue, very unusual, thick and heavy. These very rare coins were cast late in Meng Chang’s reign, in 956 AD. In a beautiful condition, as nice as these come. Unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic.

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