CHINA, some nice or interesting struck (and a few cast) coins
    There are a large number of varieties of a large number of basic types in this series.  There is no comprehensive catalog, pictures in the books I do have (Krause-Mishler, Woodward) are mostly lousy and even Woodward  (10 cash only) is incomplete.  Where do you stop, anyway?  Most of the dies were partially hand-cut, minting authority was decentralized to say the least.  And there were locally "authorized" imitations.  In short, a mess.  But a fun mess.
    While I'm "communicating" here, I think the K-M organization of these coins is wrong.  They have Imperial central government, then the provinces both Imperial and Republican, then the Republican centrals.  Seems to me it should be either Republican central after Imperial central like it used to be, or it should be Imperial central & provincial followed by Republican central & provincial.
    Nitpicky, but that's what we do, isn't it?  Try to make things easier to find.  Any comments?  How should I do mine?

CHINA, EMPIRE, 20 cash Y5.2v (struck in Republican period, c. 1917) brass, VF $35.00
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CHINA, EMPIRE, 1 dollar Y14 no date (1908) XF $225.00 sold 7/18/2008
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CHINA, EMPIRE, 1 dollar Y31 1911 2 tiny flaws, XF-AU $135.00 sold
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 10 cash Y301a ND brass cleaned XF $125.00 sold
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 10 cash  ND (c.1920) brass, spots, cleaned VF $75.00
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276-663. CHINA, REPUBLIC, 10 cash Y302a ND (c.1920) brass, edge bump, cleaned aVF $40.00
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 10 cash, Y306.4, ND (c.1920), cleaned VF $54.00
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 1/2 cent Y323 yr 5 (1916) Unc $65.00 sold
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 20 cash Y308a."2"  year 8 (1919)  warlord issue, rev. as Y308, bit of red paint, relatively nice aVF $35.00
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 2 fen, Y325a, year 22 (1933), XF $100.00 sold
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 1 dollar Y329.6  year 9 (1920) fat man, Unc $56.00 sold
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271338. CHINA, REPUBLIC, 1 dollar Y329 year 3 (1914) red paper double Fu (happiness) chop for wedding, VF $63.00 sold 8/21/2009
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275-605. CHINA, REPUBLIC, 1 dollar Y329.6 year 10 (1921) fat man, legible ink chop!, Unc $73.00 sold 8/21/2009
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 2 fen, K-Tn2, year 17 (1928) aXF $180.00 sold
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CHINA, REPUBLIC, 1 wen, K-Pn2, undated (1912), Min Guo Tong Bao / Yi Wen, square center hole, cast, crusty F $125.00 sold 11/20/2007
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CHINA, CHEKIANG, 1 cash, Hsu-151, Unc $100.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 1 cash, H-410, no date, small characters obv. / large characters rev., AU $135.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 1 cash H-410.3, no date, large characters both sides, trace light corrosion obv., scratches rev., aXF $67.00
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CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 1 cash, Y66, ND (1904-07), a bit of reddish discoloring, Unc $60.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 5 cash Y9c CD 1906 XF $59.00
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273-566. CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 20 cash Y68.1 ND (c. 1909) VF+ $85.00 sold
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CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 20 cash, Y68.1, ND, edge bump, VF $42.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, CHIHLI (Zhili), 20 cash, Y11c, CD1906, cleaned VF $60.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, CHIHLI, 1 dollar, Y73.2, year 34 (1908), 2 faint scratches, XF $88.00 sold 2/28/2010
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CHINA, FENGTIEN, 10 cash, Y81, 1890s, bad edge bumps, VF $100.00 sold 4/29/2011
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CHINA, FENGTIEN, 20 cash, Y90, CD1903, flaws, aVF $100.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, FENGTIEN, 10 cash, Y89, CD 1905, VF $36.00 sold
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CHINA, FENGTIEN - MANCHURIAN PROVINCES, 20 cents, Y213a.3, ND (c.1914-15), Unc $100.00 sold 2/1/2011
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CHINA, FUKIEN, 2 cash, Y8f, CD 1906 XF $34.00 sold 11/20/2009
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CHINA, FUKIEN, 5 cash, Y99, ND (1901-03) edge bump, VF $35.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, FUKIEN, 10 cents Y103.1 ND (1896-1903) nice VF $40.00 sold
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CHINA, HONAN, 50 cash, Y397v, year 20 (1931), copper, bit of light corrosion, scratches, F $120.00
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CHINA, HONAN, 50 cash Y397 year 20 (1931), brass (all I've seen are only slightly yellow except for the one above which is fully red, I can't say if that one is worth more or not, but you can), corrosion, VG $45.00
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276-685. CHINA, HONAN, 100 cash Y398 year 20 (1931) edge bumps, cleaned F $95.00
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CHINA, HUNAN, 20 cash, Y400a, ND (1919), corrosion, VF $48.00
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276-697. CHINA, HUNAN, 10 cash Y402.1 1922 well struck cleaned XF $80.00 sold 7/4/2011
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276-694. CHINA, HUNAN, 10 cash Y402.1 1922 crude cleaned VF+ $40.00
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276-703a. CHINA, HUNAN, 20 cash Y400.11 ND corroded, XF $55.00
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CHINA, HUNAN, 20 cash Y403.1 year 11 (1922), XF $90.00
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 1 cash Hsu-182 ND (1898), large characters VG $55.00
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 1 cash Y121 ND (1906), Unc $45.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 1 cash Y7j.1 CD 1908, spot, XF $25.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 2 cash Y8j 1906  weak center, aVF $120.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 5 cash Y9j CD 1906, XF $38.00 sold 12/14/2008
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276-706. CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 10 cash Y120a ND (1902-05) brown AU-Unc $50.00
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 50 cents, Y126, ND (1895-1905) edge nicks, VF+ $88.00 sold 11/1/2007
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 50 cash Y405.1 1918 corrosion, crude G $45.00
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CHINA, HUPEH (Hubei), 50 cash Y405.1 1918 corrosion, F $65.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KANSU (Gansu), 20 cash Y-C407v ND (1920), cast, 20 cash in Chinese, TEVC instead of TEN CASH in English!, crude F $40.00
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CHINA, KANSU (Gansu), 50 cash Y-D407 ND (1920), cast, bit of crust, F $110.00
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CHINA, KANSU (Gansu), 50 cash Y-D407 ND (1920), cast, nice F $130.00
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277-598. CHINA, KANSU, 100 cash Y409 year 25 (1926) crude, weak margins, F $40.00 sold 5/5/2011
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CHINA, KANSU (Gansu), 100 cash Y409 1926 aF $41.00 sold
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CHINA, KIANGNAN (Jiangnan), 1 cash, Y133, Hsu-261, ND (1898), XF-AU $80.00 sold 7/4/2011
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CHINA, KIANGNAN Jiangnan), 1 cash Y- (SCWC-19/p221) ND (1898?), scratches, VF-XF $275.00 sold
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CHINA, KIANGNAN (Jiangnan), 5 cash, Y9k.2, CD 1906, scratches, VF $125.00 sold 5/5/2011
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274-410. CHINA, KIANGNAN (Jiangnan), 10 cash Y-B140 CD 1905 weak rim on dragon side, VF $70.00
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274-411. CHINA, KIANGNAN (Jiangnan), 10 cash Y-B140 CD 1905 weak rim on dragon side, VF $70.00
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273-590. CHINA, KIANGSI, 10 cash Y150.4v ND, VF+ $55.00 sold 12/14/2008
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273-591. CHINA, KIANGSI, 10 cash Y150.4v ND, VF $45.00 sold
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CHINA, KIANGSU (Jiangsu), 1 cash, Hsu-85, ND (c. 1890), aVF $45.00
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CHINA, KIANGSU (Jiangsu), 5 cash, Y158, ND (1901) VF+ $96.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIANGSU (Jiangsu), 20 cash, Y163, ND F $35.00 sold 5/5/2011
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277-603. CHINA, KIANGSU (Jiangsu), 20 cash Y163 ND, F $36.00sold 5/5/2011

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CHINA, KIANGSU (Jiangsu), 20 cash, Y163a, ND XF $125.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIANGSU (Jiangsu), 20 cash, Y163a, undated, brass, edge bump, aVF $65.00 sold 4/29/2011
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 10 cash Y177.3 VF $22.00 sold 6/4/2008
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 10 cash Y20p.2 CD 1909 XF $53.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 20 cash Y178, undated, XF $200.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 20 cash Y21p CD 1909 bit of corrosion, F $95.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 20 cash Y178, undated, some hard green crust, on an ancient coin you'd call it patina, maybe on a modern we'd call it corrosion, not bad looking, crude VF $75.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 20 cash Y178 ND corrosion, aVF $41.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KIRIN (Jilin), 20 cash Y21p 1909 bit of corrosion, VF $100.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, KWANGSI, 1 cent Y413 1919 stained VG-F $80.00 sold 4/29/2011
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CHINA, KWANGTUNG (Guangdong), 2 cents, Y418, year 7 (1918) corrosion, VF $33.00 sold 2/18/2008
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CHINA, KWEICHOW (Guizhou), 1/2 cent Y-A429a 1949 cor, aG $94.00 sold 12/20/2009
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CHINA, KWEICHOW (Guizhou), 1/2 cent Y-A429a 1949 gouges, G $105.00
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CHINA, KWEICHOW (Guizhou), 1/2 cent Y-A429a 1949 crude, mottled surface, VG $135.00 sold 4/29/2011
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CHINA, SHENSI (Shaanxi), 1 cent Y435 ND (c.1928), crude VF $75.00
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CHINA, SHENSI (Shaanxi), 1 cent Y435 ND (c.1928), bits of hard green, VF $70.00
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274-423. CHINA, SHENSI (Shaanxi), 2 cents Y436.3 ND (c.1928) IMTYPEF, VF+ $80.00
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 10 cash, Y226.1, ND (1903-05), aVF $60.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 20 cash Y230.4 ND (1903-05) edge nick, XF $135.00 sold
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 20 cash Y230.6 ND (1903-05) edge nicks, aXF $45.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 5 cash Y441 year 1 (1912)  lion, XF $250.00 sold 12/14/2008
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And here is a picture of a fake Y441 for your delectation and amusement.
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 5 cash Y443 year 1 (1912), edge bumps, XF $160.00 sold
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 50 cash Y462a 1926, XF+ $100.00
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272-648. CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 100 cash Y450.1v year 3 (1914), cast "warlord" copy made in Gansu, VF $25.00
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 100 cash Y450.1v year 3 (1914), cast "warlord" copy, aXF $27.00 sold 12/14/2008
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 100 cash Y450a yr 2 1913 Chengdu mint - 3rd bar of radical of Tong is made of 2 dots, interesting planchet flaw (you can see light through it!), Unc $36.00 sold 4/4/2008
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 200 cash Y459a year 2 (1913) brass, spots, VF $65.00
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CHINA, SZECHUAN (Sichuan), 1 dollar Y456v2 year 1 (1912) unknown mint , cleaned VF $35.00 sold
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CHINA, YUNNAN, 10 cash Y10v 1906 VF $40.00
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CHINA, YUNNAN, 20 cash Y11v.1a CD 1906  brass, spots, cleaned aXF $300.00 sold
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CHINA, YUNNAN-SZECHUAN, 10 cash, Y10w, CD 1906 XF $110.00 sold 12/14/2008
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