China, Zhou Dynasty. State of Liang. "LIANG" square foot spade. ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin.

Ancient Coins - China, Zhou Dynasty. State of Liang.  "LIANG"  square foot spade.  ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin.
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Denomination : Bronze 1/2 jin square foot spade. 

Date : These are dated to the later Zhou Dynasty, ca 350 to 250 BC. 

Mint : Hartill reads this as "LIANG" naming the state of Liang.  Schjoth read it is "Ch'ieng Yi".

Reference :  Hartill 3.226.  FD-184.  Schjoth-32.

Size : 46.5 x 26.6 mm.  Weight : 5.21 gram.

Grade : good Fine with clear characters.  The top of the right side is slightly miss-cast (not damaged).

Obverse : "Liang" (please see the note above about this mint).

Reverse : Three vertical oblique lines but no characters.

Provenance : ex Klaas Kruit collection.

Price SKU: vcoin5100
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Rates for: 06/22/18

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