China. Zhou Dynasty. State of Zhao. Pointed foot spade. ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin. H. 3.97 variety.

Ancient Coins - China. Zhou Dynasty. State of Zhao. Pointed foot spade. ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin. H. 3.97 variety.
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Denomination : 1/2 Jin. 

Mint : Lin was a city annexed by Zhao during the first 3/4 of the 4th century BC.

Reference : H-3.97 variety. FD-138 variety.

Size : 54.9 x 28.5 mm.  Weight : 5.07 gram.

Grade : VF but the tip of the left foot did not cast properly (it is a casting flaw, not broken).

Obverse : "LIN BAN".  Lin is the name of a city.  Ban means 1/2 indicating a denomination of 1/2 Jin.

Reverse :  Besides the usual three lines all of these spades have, there 3 vertical and 4 horizontal lines indicating the number 34.   Why some of these spades have numbers like this is not known.

Provenance : ex Klaas Kruit collection.

价格 品种: vcoin5104
US$ 42.50
  • € 34.73
  • £ 30.44
  • AUD 55.60
  • CHF 41.47
  • CAD 54.35

利率: 04/23/18

发货从: Canada
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