06 septembre 2009

Warring States Period, Ban Liang

Warring States Period, Ban Liang 27.5mm, 4.4g. 55,55 USD @ wattwat
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05 septembre 2009

Han Chinese coins found in Vietnam

199 Chinese coins in eight boxes, Han, Vietnam; Thanh-hoa; Bim-son; Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/7478 © 2002-2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College 20 bronze Chinese coins; Han, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa, Dong Son, Peabody Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/7708 © 2002-2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College Bronze Chinese coin, Han, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa, Tam-tho; Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/7988 © 2002-2009 President and Fellows of Harvard College Chinese coins, Han, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa; Peabody Museum. 41-63-60/8011 ©... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2009

Southern Han dynasty (900-971A.D.) Wu Wu Ping from GuiLin of GuangXi

Southern Han dynasty (900-971A.D.) Wu Wu Ping above double side Lead coin from GuiLin of GuangXi This batch of lead coins is hoards from GuiLin of Guangxi. Price 200 USD @ lindascoin
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05 septembre 2009

Zhu Lead coin from GuiLin of GuangXi, Southern Han dynasty (900-971A.D)

Very rare Zhu Lead coin from GuiLin of GuangXi, Southern Han dynasty (900-971A.D) This batch of lead coins is hoards from GuiLin of Guangxi. Price 350 USD @ lindascoin
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04 septembre 2009

Great Mongols, Da Chao Tong Bao silver coin

Great Mongols, Da Chao Tong Bao silver coin 800 USD @ wattwat
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04 septembre 2009

Song Yuan Tong Bao 1-cash coin, bar on reverse left

Song Yuan Tong Bao 1-cash coin, bar on reverse left Cast under rule of the 1st emperor Tai Zu of  Northern Song Dynasty  (AD960-1127) during Jian Long period (AD960-976). Large issue, 24.8mm / 3.24g, small hole at 7 o'clock. 8 USD @ dong_hua_zhai 
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04 septembre 2009

Song Yuan Tong Bao 1-cash coin, bar on reverse below

Song Yuan Tong Bao 1-cash coin, bar on reverse below Cast under rule of the 1st emperor Tai Zu of  Northern Song Dynasty  (AD960-1127) during Jian Long period (AD960-976). 24mm / 2.76g, a small hole at 11 o'clock - 6 USD @ dong_hua_zhai
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03 septembre 2009

Small Xian Ping Yuan Bao found in Java, Indonesia

Small copper / lead alloy coin bear Chinese Song legends Xian Ping Yuan Bao An interesting coin found in Java, Indonesia. The coin coincidence with Chinese Song Dynasty coin Xian Ping Yuan Bao, but with lighter weight and smaller size. 21.6mm, 1.97g. 5 USD @ dong_hua_zhai  There are some debate on the origin of these small Java Cash. I was long believed they were produced in ancient Vietnam. After reading the article by Mr. Griffith, I was convienced that they were in fact produced  in Quanzhou, Fujian province of... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2009

Qing Yuan Tong Bao, Chinese Southern Song Dynasty (1127 AD-1279)

Qing Yuan Tong Bao 1-cash, 5th year Chinese Southern Song Dynasty (1127 AD-1279) 1-cash coin. Qing Yuan Tong Bao, reverse year name 五below (5th year), cast in 1199 AD. 23.85mm /3.82g. 5 USD @ dong_hua_zhai Starting from 7th year of Chun Xi period (AD1180), The emperor ordered to add a number on  reverse of the coins to indicate the year of reign title in which the coins was  cast. All the AE issues afterwards are with year number on reverse until AD1272 before the fall  of the Southern Song dynasty.
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02 septembre 2009

Strange lead Xiang Fu Yuan Bao with Manchu script

Strange lead Xiang Fu Yuan Bao with Manchu script This piece of strange Xiang Fu yuan Bao lead coin is found in Java, Indonesia. The inscriptions on obverse are Xiang Fu Yuan Bao.  Xiang Fu is part of a reign title from Chinese Northern Song Dynasty (AD960-1127). Interestingly, there are 2 Manchurian scripts on reverse. Apparently like "Bao Yun", - Yunnan province mint. Manchu scripts only appear on coins from Qing Dynasty (AD1644-1911). The handwriting is rather primitive and strange and coin is also... [Lire la suite]