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« on: July 01, 2019, 05:28:55 pm »

My son’s girlfriend at the time ( 20 some years ago) sent him this from Singapore.  It’ s big; 119mm and too heavy for my scale.  I assume it is a piece for tourists, but was wondering if anyone could read the symbols before I take it to the thrift store.  Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2019, 02:08:52 pm »

Lucky charm

Obverse reads 招财通宝 zhao cai tong bao, meaning "brings money"
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2019, 06:19:43 am »

Thanks for your help.
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