China. T'ang Dynasty. Emperor Su Tsung, AD 756 to 762. AE 50 cash. S-355.

Ancient Coins - China. T'ang Dynasty. Emperor Su Tsung, AD 756 to 762. AE 50 cash. S-355.
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Reign title : Ch'ien-Yuan.

Date : This title was used from AD 756 to 762.  These 50 cash coins were issued in in AD 758 to finance a war, but weight was only equivalent to about 5 cash. This policy proved a financial disaster and they were quickly discontinued.

Denomination : Bronze 50  cash.

Reference : Schjoth-355.

Size : 34.5 mm.  Weight : 13.99 grams.

Grade : VF with a dark brown patina and lighter earthy highlights.

Obverse : "CH'IEN-YUAN CHUNG-PAO".

Reverse : blank but with a double ring border.

Price SKU: vcoin6253
US$ 32.50
  • € 26.57
  • £ 23.61
  • AUD 40.87
  • CHF 31.34
  • CAD 40.38

Rates for: 01/16/18

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