08 septembre 2009

5 dynasties, Kai Yuan Tong Bao seal script

5 dynasties, Kai Yuan Tong Bao seal script Broad rim and the "hat" of the character BAO is round. Cast in AD961 under rule of Li Jing of Southern Tang kingdom during 5 Dynasties and 10 Kingdoms period. Large issue 24.5mm / 3.34g - 5 USD @ dong_hua_zhai
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08 septembre 2009

5 dynasties, Kai Yuan Tong Bao seal script

5 dynasties, Kai Yuan Tong Bao seal script Feet of the character BAO curisve variety. Cast in AD961 under rule of Li Jing of Southern Tang kingdom during 5 Dynasties and 10 Kingdoms period. Large issue 24.8mm / 3.53g - 6 USD @ dong_hua_zhai  5 Dynasties and 10 Kingdoms, the period of internal division and civil wars that followed the fall of Great Tang Dynasty. The northern China is ruled by 5 consecutive dynasties namely, Posterior Liang, Posterior Tang, Posterior Jin, Posterior Han and Posterior Zhou, while other... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2009

Kai Yuan Tong Bao found in Java

Small copper coin bear Tang legends Kai Yuan Tong Bao An interesting coin found in Java, Indonesia. The coin coincidence with Chinese Tang Dynasty coin Kai Yuan Tong Bao, but with lighter weight and smaller size. 22.6mm, 2.25g. 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 Quan Zhou, Fujian province of China during mid era of... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2009

Rare Tang Dynasty Kai Yuan Tong Bao

Rare Tang Dynasty Kai Yuan Tong Bao Plum blossom Star on Tong below. Price 110 USD @ lindascoin
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