China. Liang Dynasty. Emperor Wu, AD 502 to 549. IRON Wu Shu.

Ancient Coins - China. Liang Dynasty. Emperor Wu, AD 502 to 549. IRON Wu Shu.
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Date : The book of Liang says this type was first cast in AD 523.

Denomination : Iron Wu Shu (5 shu). 

Reference  : Schjoth-232. 

Size : 20.7 mm.   Weight : 1.99 grams.

Grade : gF (nice for an iron coins).  The character WU is clearer on the coin than the image suggests.

Obverse : "Wu Shu". 

Reverse : no inscription but with 4 rays diagonally from the four corners of the inner square.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE EARLY IRON COINS ARE SLIGHTLY FRAGILE AND MUST BE HANDLED CAREFULLY.

Price SKU: vcoin1435
US$ 42.50
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Rates for: 01/19/18

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