China, Zhou Dynasty. State of Zhao. Xiang Yuan square foot spade. ca. 350 to 250 BC. 1/2 Jin.

Ancient Coins - China, Zhou Dynasty. State of Zhao. Xiang Yuan 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 : Xiang Yuan.

Reference :  Hartill 3.403.

Size : 47.2 x 28.3 mm.  Weight : 5.80 gram.

Grade : VF, brown patina with some areas of green encrustation.  The patina has been rubbed in cleaning which gives it a bit of a glossy look.

Obverse : "Xiang Yuan".

Reverse : Three vertical oblique lines but no characters.  There is a small paper lable with a single Chinese character, glued to the upper right.  I have not had it translated and do not know it's significance.

Price SKU: vcoin5784
US$ 110.00
  • € 94.26
  • £ 84.31
  • AUD 149.10
  • CHF 109.65
  • CAD 145.56

Rates for: 07/20/18

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