Lot 1281

Coins, China. Emperor Wen Zong (1851–61), Hartill 22.694, 10 cash ND (1854–57). 16.85 g. 35 mm. Board of Revenue mint. Superb example with raised characters and pointy rim; we believe it to be a mother (mu qian) coin and as such scarce. Ex. Swedish Missionary family stationed in China 1897-1945. XF-UNC.