Round Coins from Ancient China

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 14 October 2016
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During the Warring States period, some States issued round coins with a round or squared hole in the middle. The inscription usually indicates the weight or value.
6. Coin with weight in jin, Wei State.
7. Coin with value in huo, Qi State.
8. Coin with value in huo, Yan State.
From China, 475-221 BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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