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Coins from ancient China

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Shell Money

Cowrie
(1800 BC - 1100 BC)
(cowrie) • 3.2 g • ⌀ 25.1 mm
Hartill# 1.1
Cowrie (Bone imitation)
(1200 BC - 700 BC)
(bone) • 1.89 g • ⌀ 20 mm
Hartill# 1.2

Ant Nose Money

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Ant Nose Money (Jun; 君)
(400 BC - 220 BC)
Bronze • 4.3 g • ⌀ 20.0 mm
FD# 5, Hartill# 1.12
Ant Nose Money - Ghost Face (State of Chu, no upper line)
(440 BC - 220 BC)
Bronze • 3.5 g • ⌀ 19.5 mm
FD# 4, Hartill# 1.4, Schjoth# 15-17, MIT# 5376

Flat Handled Spade Money (400 BC-200 BC)

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

1 Jin - Chang An (Zhao State)
(350 BC - 250 BC)
Bronze • 9.3 g • ⌀ 42.5 mm
FD# 229, Hartill# 3.198
Pei Bi Dang Jin
(350 BC - 250 BC)
Bronze
FD# 289, Hartill# 3.470
½ Jin
(350 BC - 250 BC)
Bronze
FD# 161, Hartill# 3.184
½ Jin
(350 BC - 250 BC)
Bronze
FD# 320, Hartill# 3.483
1 Jin
(350 BC - 250 BC)
Bronze
FD# 284, Hartill# 3.170, Hartill# 3.171

Knife Money (600 BC-220 BC)

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Ming Dao (State of Yan - Yi)
(475 BC - 221 BC)
Bronze • 14.21 g • ⌀ 137 mm
FD# 341

Liang

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Wen Xing - State of Qin
(250 BC - 220 BC)
Bronze
FD# 2713, Hartill# 6.29
5 Zhu (Sui Dynasty)
(581-618)
Bronze • 3.4 g • ⌀ 25 mm
FD# 650, Hartill# 10.26
5 Zhu (Han)
(206 BC - 25 AD)
Bronze • 5 g • ⌀ 25 mm
5 Zhu (Western Han, with top obverse rim)
(113 BC - 49 BC)
Bronze • ⌀ 26 mm
Hartill# 8.8, Schjoth# 115
5 Zhu (Western Han, "Goose Eye" or "Chicken Eye" type)
(73 BC - 33 BC)
0.6 g • ⌀ 10 mm
FD# 597, Hartill# 10.29-30, Schjoth# 208
5 Zhu (Chiselled Rim)
(25-)
Bronze • ⌀ 17.5 mm
FD# 582, Hartill# 10.28, Schjoth# 306
5 Zhu (Thread Rim)
(25-)
Bronze
FD# 583, Hartill# 10.27
5 Zhu - Guangwu (rounded Zhu)
(40-186)
Bronze • ⌀ 25 mm
FD# 510, Hartill# 10.2, Schjoth# 178
5 Zhu - Eastern Han dynasty
(40-57)
Bronze • 2.5 g • ⌀ 25 mm

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