- Chinese province Xinjiang, Kuang Hsu year 4 (AD 1878), silver 5 fen (1/2 miskal), Kucha.
Obv. 'Gangsui ning' (Guang Hsu’s)
Rev. in Turki: törtönji yili (4th year) corresponds with AD1878
Weight. 1.76 g; diameter 13.7x14.9 mm; tk 1.5 mm
- Chinese Turkestan, rebel Ya'qub Beg (1865-77), Tangas (1/2 Miscal), Kashgar AH1294 (AD 1877)
Obv. in Turki, in the name of the Ottoman sultan 'Abd al-'Aziz.
Rev. in Turki 'zarb latif Kashgar' with the numerals of the date AH1294.
Weight 1.85 g; diameter 12.7 x 13.4 mm; tk 1.8 mm. C# 37-1.
Ya'qub Beg served as an army officer of the Khoqand Khanate. After leading a successful rebellion, he made Kashgar his capital in 1865, and proclaimed himself amir of the independent state of Kashgaria in 1867. From this time until 1877 the Chinese lost control of most cities in Sinkiang (Xinjiang). Ya'qub Beg sought an alliance and support from the Ottoman sultan, 'Abd ak-'Aziz,an he is named on a series of coins dating from 1873.
- Año / Periodo y Variación
- - Ya'qub Beg's rebellion, AH1294 (AD 1877) / Kuang Hsu year 4 (AD 1878)
- Metal precioso
- Varias conservaciones