Interregnum of Hsin Wang Mang, AD 7 to 22. AE Huo-Ch'uan, S-149

Ancient Coins - Interregnum of Hsin Wang Mang, AD 7 to 22. AE Huo-Ch'uan, S-149
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In AD 6, Wang Mang was appointed regent to the Western Han child emperor P'ing Ti, then in AD 7 replaced P'ing Ti with Ju Tze but himself as acting Emperor.  In AD 9, he declared himself full and sole Emperor, establishing the Hsin Dynasty.  He immediately began a series of five coinage reforms that were really an effort to steal the wealth of country.  In AD 22 his was overthrown an beheaded, ending his one man dynasty.

Denomination : Bronze Huo-Ch'uan.  

Date :  The Huo-Ch'uan coinage was cast during his 5th and final coinage reform introduced in 14 AD.

Reference  : Schjoth-149 variety (Schjoth lists many minor varieties). 

Size : 23.2 mm.  Weight : 2.87 grams.

Grade : gVF but slightly rough from over cleaning.

Obverse : "Huo-Ch'uan". 

Reverse : blank.

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