China. Western Han Dynasty or later (100 BC to AD 600). S-257

Ancient Coins - China. Western Han Dynasty or later (100 BC to AD 600). S-257
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Denomination : Bronze Wu Shu.

Date : This is the most common type of Wu Shu, first cast sometime around 100 BC with variations made up to the Sui Dynasty about 600 AD.  It is unlikely this particular style of Wu Shu dates later than the end of the Eastern Han dynasty ca. 220 AD, as later ones have very different sizes and caligraphy styles.

Reference : Schjoth-257.

Size : 26.0 mm.  Weight : 2.27 grams.

Grade : Fine.  There are some lighter green spots on the edges, not visible on the image, which might be unstable.

Obverse : 'Wu Shu' (meaning 5 shu).

Reverse : blank.

Price SKU: vcoin5948
US$ 2.50
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  • CAD 3.11

Rates for: 01/19/18

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