China (Empire) Hu Poo Tael 1903
Chinese coins are hot! And this one is hottest of the hot. In 2011 a genuine Hu Poo Tael sold at auction for $271,400 US dollars. Wow! But, the chances that Chris has a genuine Hu Poo Tael are one in a million. There are oodles of fakes, like this one on Flickr.
These are amazing coins.
Chris, if you would like to read about counterfeit coins like this check this thread at Coin Community.
Coin: 13560 , Genre: The Sinosphere
Requested by: chris, Mon, 14-Jan-2013 23:11:40 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 14-Jul-2014 20:38:09 GMT
Updated by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Mon, 14-Jul-2014 20:38:09 GMT
Requester description: 1903 29th year of huang hsu. Hu Poo. The rest is in chinese but it is noted as a tael (in chinese). it weighs 37.3g and is between 43 and 44 mm in diameter. one tael
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