1 Hua / 1 Dao State of Yan; lead

1 Hua / 1 Dao (State of Yan; lead) -  obverse1 Hua / 1 Dao (State of Yan; lead) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer State of Yan (Warring States)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 330 BC - 220 BC
Value 1 Hua
Currency Hua (301-220 BC)
Composition Lead
Weight 3.0 g
Diameter 18.1 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 238426
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References FD# 384,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, USA.
Hartill# 6.20
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Value.

Lettering: 化 一

Translation:
Yi Hua / Yi Dao
1 Hua / 1 Dao

Reverse

Translation: Ji

Comments

The pictured example has hand-carved characters on the reverse, but it should have been cast with a Ji.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (330 BC - 220 BC) 

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