China, Zhou or Chin Dynasty. An-Yang square foot spade.

Ancient Coins - China, Zhou or Chin Dynasty. An-Yang square foot spade.
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Denomination : Bronze Square foot spade. 

Date : These are often dated to the later Zhou Dynasty, ca 300 BC, but it is more likely there were minted during the Chin Dynasty or even the very early Western Han period, after 255 BC.

Mint : An-Yang

Reference :  Schjoth #13 to 20 variety. 

Size : 46.8 x 26.0 mm.  Weight : 4.51 gram.

Grade : VF with a slightly crusty green patination.  There is a tiny casting hole (due to an air bubble in the casting) on the centre line about 7 mm below the top (if I did not tell you it was there you probably would never notice).

Obverse : "An-yang" (which is the mint name).

Reverse : Three vertical oblique lines but no characters.

Price SKU: vcoin1408
US$ 47.50
  • € 40.78
  • £ 35.75
  • AUD 63.95
  • CHF 47.04
  • CAD 63.04

Rates for: 06/22/18

Ships from: Canada
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