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

Ancient Coins - China, Zhou Dynasty. State of Liang or Zhao. "Ping Yang" 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 : This type is attributed to either the State of Liang or the State of Zhao, and at this time it is not possible to confirm which is correct.

Reference :  Hartill 3.356.  Schjoth-7. 

Size : 46.2 x 27.6 mm.  Weight : 4.76 gram.

Grade : Fine with a slightly crusty green patina.  This is a standard square foot spade with the bottom of the feet only rounded because the bottoms have been erroded off.

Obverse : "Ping Yang".

Reverse : Three vertical oblique lines but no characters.

Provenance : ex Klaas Kruit collection.

Price SKU: vcoin5115
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Rates for: 07/20/18

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