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 : 46.8 x 26.5 mm.  Weight : 5.41 gram.

Grade : VF with very clear characters, slightly over cleaned exposing some bare metal on the high points, but actually rather attractive this way.

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

Reverse : Three vertical oblique lines but no characters.

Price SKU: vcoin6198
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Rates for: 06/22/18

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