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please can you help identify this coin
« on: March 30, 2017, 12:20:49 PM »
hi guys hope you can help identify this and tell me how much its worth
its 38g and 45mm across , i think its silver , huge coin


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Re: please can you help identify this coin
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2017, 12:22:13 PM »
other side

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Re: please can you help identify this coin
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2017, 04:39:32 PM »
Welcome to the forum.
   
Here are the translation of Chinese characters of this coin:

光绪十六年山西官炉造 (1890 produced by Shansi Mint)

足纹壹两 (one full Tael)

一体通用完纳钱粮关税瞀金盐课 (use for all payments of land tax, tariffs and government control financial transactions)

PCGS and NGC have not graded this coin, since Shansi Mint was not in operation in 1890. Majority of this coin in the market place are overweight or underweight of 1 full Tael. Your coin is overweight.