October 04, 1998
Diameter: 30.5 mm|
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Image received from Jim Farr (03-Nov-98).
Purpose of issue is unknown.
Message from Gilbert Tan (07-Nov-98):
Looks like a late Ming Dynasty coin issued by a private entity. Could be for gambling or some other purpose. Possibly Emperor Chung Zhen's time (1628-1644 a.d.) or thereabouts.