China, Zhou Dynasty. "YI-Hou" type.

Ancient Coins - China, Zhou Dynasty. "YI-Hou" type.
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Denomination : Yi-Hou type (half unit of the "ming-tao" type). 

Date : These are generally dated to the later Zhou Dynasty, ca. 300 BC, and are probably contemporary with the Ming Knife series.

Reference :  Schjoth 77 to 78. 

Size : 18.2 x 18.9 mm.  Weight : 1.29 gram.

Grade : VF, with a rough casting typical of this issue.

Obverse : "Yi-Hou".

Reverse : blank.

These are some of the earliest Chinese coins cast in the form of round with Square holes.

Price SKU: vcoin1410
US$ 18.50
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Rates for: 04/23/18

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