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Hupeh Soviet Counter
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Chinese Soviet 50 Ce
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Chinese Soviet 20 Ce
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HuPoo w/"SOVIET" Counterstamp
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Here is another example of a VERY RARE "Soviet" counterstamp on a 20 Cash Chinese Republic 'standard unified general' issue of Hoo Pu (Wuchang mint). This photo was sent to me by a Chinese coin dealer when I uploaded the Wa She Wong specimen seen on this site. He valued it (Dec 2010) at $240. Both show an unusual roughness on the back side of the counterstamp. The Wa She Wong example is a much better imprint and the back side is particularly rough, an effect I can not explain. While this example indicates a c/s punch that is much more worn, it also has clear differences and is not the same c/s punch. There are at least 2-3 different style "SOVIET" counter punches. Also, be sure to examine the the 'Soviet' c/s found on the authentic YSK silver dollar.
Any ideas? Please comment below.


Here are a number of RARE articles on Communist Chinese Soviet coins & notes from the Moneta Library:
VIEW & DOWNLOAD:
Chinese Soviet Coins and Notes - Raeburn (1st research 1937!): [ link ]
Chinese Soviet Coins Intriguing - Hogan: [ link ]
Chinese Communist Armies - Kann (excerpt): [ link ]
Soviet Chinese Copper Coins - Hua Guangpu (Little Brown Book): [ link ]


The premier articles on Early Chinese Soviet issues are the invaluable documents below. It covers the history, coins and notes from 1927-1935 and includes photos and a map: (with color photos; in 3 parts);
Money of Communist China - Sandrock Part I: [ link ]
Money of Communist China - Sandrock Part II: [ link ]
Money of Communist China - Sandrock Part III: [ link ]
· Date: December 11, 2010 · Views: 2,877 · Filesize: 36.5kb, 98.3kb · Dimensions: 860 x 426 ·
Keywords: 20 Cash Communist Soviet counterstamp countermark
Denomination: 20 Cash
Reference #: Y#5 (x)
Date/Mintmark: 1903 (1917)
Condition: VF
Metal: copper

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