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China (ancient) - Shell Money

Cowrie (Bone imitation) – obverse
Cowrie (Bone imitation) – reverse
Cowrie (Bone imitation)
(-1200--700)
Bone – 1.89 g – ø 20 mm
Hartill# 1.2

China (ancient) - Ant Nose Money

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Ant Nose Money "Ghost Face" (State of Chu, no upper line) – obverse
Ant Nose Money "Ghost Face" (State of Chu, no upper line) – reverse
Ant Nose Money "Ghost Face" (State of Chu, no upper line)
(-440--220)
Copper – 3.5 g – ø 19.5 mm
FD# 4, Hartill# 1.4, Schjoth# 15-17, MIT# 5376

China (ancient) - Flat Handled Spade Money (400 BC-200 BC)

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Pei Bi Dang Jin – obverse
Pei Bi Dang Jin – reverse
Pei Bi Dang Jin
(-350--250)
Bronze
FD# 289, Hartill# 3.470
½ Jin – obverse
½ Jin – reverse
½ Jin
(-350--250)
Cast Bronze
FD# 161
½ Jin – obverse
½ Jin – reverse
½ Jin
(-350--250)
Cast Bronze
FD# 320
1 Jin – obverse
1 Jin – reverse
1 Jin
(-350--250)
Cast Bronze
FD# 284

China (ancient) - Knife Money (600 BC-220 BC)

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Ming Dao (State of Yan - Yi) – obverse
Ming Dao (State of Yan - Yi) – reverse
Ming Dao (State of Yan - Yi)
(-475--221)
Bronze – 14.21 g – ø 137 mm
FD# 341

China (ancient) - Liang

24 Zhu = 1 Liang

Wen Xing - State of Qin – obverse
Wen Xing - State of Qin – reverse
Wen Xing - State of Qin
(-250--220)
Bronze
FD# 2713, Hartill# 6.29
5 Zhu (Sui Dynasty) – obverse
5 Zhu (Sui Dynasty) – reverse
5 Zhu (Sui Dynasty)
(581-618)
Bronze – 3.4 g – ø 25 mm
FD# 650, Hartill# 10.26
5 Zhu (Western Han,
5 Zhu (Western Han,
5 Zhu (Western Han, "Goose Eye" or "Chicken Eye" type)
(-73--33)
0.6 g – ø 10 mm
FD# 597, Hartill# 10.29-30, Schjoth# 208
5 Zhu (Western Han, with top obverse rim) – obverse
5 Zhu (Western Han, with top obverse rim) – reverse
5 Zhu (Western Han, with top obverse rim)
(-113--49)
Bronze – ø 26 mm
Hartill# 8.8, Schjoth# 115
5 Zhu (Western Han, without obverse internal rim) – obverse
5 Zhu (Western Han, without obverse internal rim) – reverse
5 Zhu (Western Han, without obverse internal rim)
(-90)
Bronze – ø 26 mm
Hartill# 8.9
5 Zhu (Han) – obverse
5 Zhu (Han) – reverse
5 Zhu (Han)
(-206-25)
Bronze – 5 g – ø 25 mm
5 Zhu (Chiselled Rim) – obverse
5 Zhu (Chiselled Rim) – reverse
5 Zhu (Chiselled Rim)
(25-)
Cast Bronze – ø 17.5 mm
FD# 582, Hartill# 10.28, Schjoth# 306
5 Zhu (Thread Rim) – obverse
5 Zhu (Thread Rim) – reverse
5 Zhu (Thread Rim)
(25-)
Cast Bronze
FD# 583, Hartill# 10.27
5 Zhu - Guangwu (rounded Zhu) – obverse
5 Zhu - Guangwu (rounded Zhu) – reverse
5 Zhu - Guangwu (rounded Zhu)
(40-186)
Cast Bronze – ø 25 mm
FD# 510, Hartill# 10.2, Schjoth# 178
5 Zhu - Eastern Han dynasty – obverse
5 Zhu - Eastern Han dynasty – reverse
5 Zhu - Eastern Han dynasty
(40-57)
Bronze – 2.5 g – ø 25 mm
5 Zhu - Dongzhuo – obverse
5 Zhu - Dongzhuo – reverse
5 Zhu - Dongzhuo
(190-192)
Cast Bronze – ø 20 mm
FD# 514, Hartill# 10.31, Schjoth# 180
5 Zhu -Yuanli (Shenchong) – obverse
5 Zhu -Yuanli (Shenchong) – reverse
5 Zhu -Yuanli (Shenchong)
(317-323)
Cast Bronze – ø 20 mm
FD# 551
5 Zhu (Yongping type, Northern Wei dynasty) – obverse
5 Zhu (Yongping type, Northern Wei dynasty) – reverse
5 Zhu (Yongping type, Northern Wei dynasty)
(510)
Cast Copper – ø 23 mm
FD# 607, Hartill# 10.23

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