China. Northern Wei Dynasty. Emperor Hsiao-chuang. AD 528 to 529. AE Wu Shu. S-239

Ancient Coins - China. Northern Wei Dynasty. Emperor Hsiao-chuang. AD 528 to 529. AE Wu Shu. S-239
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Date :  These were first cast in AD 529, but they exist in numbers far too large for them to have been only a one year type, so there probably continued to be cast for some time after Hsiao-chuang died, possibly to the end of the Northern Wei Dynasty in AD 550.

Denomination : Bronze Wu Shu (5 shu). 

Reference  : Schjoth-239.  Hartill 13.23

Size : 22.6 mm.   Weight : 2.28 grams.

Grade : VF with a dark green mottled with brown patina.

Obverse : "YUNG-AN WU SHU".  This mean "5 shu of eternal tranquillity".

Reverse : blank.

This is the most inexpensive type from this dynasty.

Price SKU: vcoin5343
US$ 39.50
  • € 33.91
  • £ 29.73
  • AUD 53.18
  • CHF 39.11
  • CAD 52.42

Rates for: 06/22/18

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