China. Zhou Dynasty. Round foot spade. ca. 3rd to 4th century BC. Bronze 1/2 Jin FD-317.

Ancient Coins - China. Zhou Dynasty. Round foot spade. ca. 3rd to 4th century BC. Bronze 1/2 Jin  FD-317.
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Denomination : AE 1/2 Jin.

Mint : The exact location at which this series is made is not yet understood.  Hartill discusses the two theories (page 52) which could attribute them to either the state of Zhong Shan or jointly to the states of Qin and Zhao.

Reference : FD-317.  H-3.481 variety (different number on the reverse). 

Size : 54.8 x 29.5 mm.  Weight : 6.44 gram.

Grade : VF with a mid green patina and some light encrusting dirt. 

Obverse : "Li Shi" 

Reverse : A variation on the Chinese character "Ba" that means "8".  These are known with many different numbers on the reverse, but the meaning of them is not known.

Provenance : ex Klaas Kruit collection. ex Guy Clark.

价格 品种: vcoin5118
US$ 725.00
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利率: 04/24/18

发货从: Canada
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