China. Zhou Dynasty. Uncertain state. Pointed foot spade. ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin. H. 3.151.

Ancient Coins - China. Zhou Dynasty. Uncertain state.  Pointed foot spade. ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin. H. 3.151.
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Denomination : 1/2 Jin. 

Mint : There are three possible readings of the characters on this spade, and unless one of them can be confirmed it is not yet possible to be certain of the mint or state of issue from which  it comes.

Reference : H-3.151.

Size : 52.5 x 28.5 mm.  Weight : 5.35 gram.

Grade : good Fine, but the top right corner has a small modern chip.

Obverse : The characters have tentatively been reads as one of these three possiblities "SHANG CHENG" or "SHANG QIU" or "XIAN CHENG".

Reverse
: No characters (just the usually straight lines).   The back is slightly encrusted, with adhering traces of fibers from where it was tied togeather in a bundle with other spades.

Provenance : ex Klaas Kruit collection.

价格 品种: vcoin5087
US$ 52.50
  • € 46.15
  • £ 41.40
  • AUD 72.96
  • CHF 52.06
  • CAD 70.37

利率: 12/18/18

发货从: Canada
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