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page 1 - introduction, terms, supplies, books, specials, artifacts, ancient Greek & Roman coins, Islamic coins
page 2 (this page) - ancient & medieval India-Pakistan-Afghanistan coins, oriental cast coins
page 3 - modern world coins
page 4 - paper money, tokens & medals, fiscalia, militaria, documents, miscellaneous

ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL SOUTH ASIAN COINS

Link to Indian coins section (scroll down when you get there)

328 4170 INDO-GREEK, Antimachos, c. 171-160 BC, drachm, Pushkalavati, Nike advancing L / horseman R, silver, 16mm, 2.38g, MA1673 bits of crust, aVF $43.00
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328 4171 INDO-GREEK, Eukratides, 171-135 BC, hemiobol, Merv (Mitchiner), helmeted bust R / Dioscuroi riding R, square, bronze, 22mm, 7.47g, MA1730v, SG7582 F $40.00
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328 4172 INDO-GREEK, Eukratides, 171-135 BC, hemiobol, Balkh (Mitchiner), helmeted bust R / Dioscuroi riding R, diadem in G R, square, bronze, 23mm, 8.34g, MA1731, SG7582 crust spots, some crudities, VF $55.00
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328 4173 SCYTHIAN, Azes, c. 58-20 BC (Senior), (Azes II, c 35 BC - 5 AD (Mitchiner)), posthumous, drachm, horseman with whip R, monogram 96 before / Zeus Nikephoros standing L, RAJARAJASA, monogram 1 L, circle over VaSa R, billon, 16mm, 1.92g, S105.282Dv wavy planchet, tells me it was struck hot, crude, VF/F $26.00
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328 4174 SHAHI, Samanta Deva, c. 850-1000 AD, jital, Ohind(?), bull L, SRI SAMANTA DEVA / horseman, DI L, degenerate Brahmi "PU"? R, silver, 18mm, 3.27g, T14.1 aVF $14.00
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328 4175 SHAHI, Samanta Deva, c. 850-1000 AD, jital, Ohind(?), bull L, SRI SAMANTA DEVA / horseman, DI L, degenerate Brahmi "PU"? R, silver, 18mm, 2.98g, T14.1 crust spots, F $12.00
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328 4176 DELHI, Muhammad Shah II, 1296-1316 AD, 6 gani, 713 AH (1313 AD) AL SULTAN AL 'AZAM 'ALA AL DUNYA WA AL DIN ABU AL MUZAFFAR MUHAMMAD SHAH AL SULTAN 713, billon, 17mm, 3.57g, GG-D232 XF $11.00
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328 4177 BENGAL, Ilyas, 1342-57 AD, tanka, date missing, Firuzabad mint, AL SULTAN AAL 'ADIL SHAMS AL DUNYA WA AL DIN ABU AL MUZAFFAR ILYAS SHAH AL SULTAN / SIKANDAR AL THANI YAMIN AL KHALIFA AMIR AL MUMININ in circle, date & mint around, silver, 25mm, 10.36g, GG-B152 big shroff marks, VF $15.00
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328 4178 KASHMIR, Muhammad, 1484-1537 AD with interruptions, kaserah, 874 AH (1469 AD), copper, 19x22mm, 5.23g, frozen date, GG-K47 in cute handmade copper bezel, crude G $15.00
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301 2607 NORTHWEST INDIA, ancient: Kushan, Indo-Sasanian, Shahi, some jitals, etc. coppers, 10 pcs, G-F $33.00
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ORIENTAL CAST COINS & RELATED

Link to Oriental cast coins

-304 9999 EARLY JAPANESE COINS, by Hartill, new book, excellent, useful $19.00
-Booklet: Chinese Early Barter & Uninscribed Money, by Ramsden (1912), photocopy $5.00
-Booklet: OLD COINS OF CHINA, by Jorgensen, introduction to Chinese cash coins.  $3.00
**You should buy Hartill's new book A GUIDE TO CASH COINS.  Get it on Amazon.

328 4179 CHINA, ZHOU Dynasty, 1122-255 BC, "shield money," 2 bars on back, oval, silver plated bronze, 31x22mm, 27.32g, these are probably decorative buttons rather than money, ~60% of plating remains, VF $63.00
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328 4180 CHINA, ZHOU Dynasty, 1122-255 BC, "shield money," 2 bars on back, oval, silver plated bronze, 31x22mm, 22.6g, these are probably decorative buttons rather than money, probably almost full plating under that crusty patina, VF $55.00
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328 4181 CHINA, ZHAO state in Shanxi & Hebei, ZHOU Dynasty, 1122-255 BC, small pointed foot spade, 350-250 BC, PING ZHOU / WU (#5) rev., bronze, 30x56mm, 5.51g, H3.107v5 crusty aXF $95.00
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328 4182 CHINA, ZHOU Dynasty, 1122-255 BC, small square foot spade, 350-250 BC, PING YANG / 3 lines rev., bronze, 28x47mm, 5.08g, H3.355 VF $70.00
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328 4183 CHINA, STATE of Qi, ZHOU Dynasty, 1122-255 BC, round coin, 300-220 BC, YI HUA / bronze, 23.5g, 1.74g, H6.23 VF $275.00
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328 4184 CHINA, STATE of Qi, 300-220 BC, ZHOU Dynasty, 1122-255 BC, round coin, YI SI HUA / bronze, 29.5mm, 5.44g, H6.24, S68 F $235.00
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328 4185 CHINA, QIN State & Dynasty, c. 300-206 BC, cash, BAN LIANG / blank rev., bronze, 36mm, 6.41g, H7.6, S79 VF $65.00
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328 4186 CHINA, QIN State & Dynasty, c. 300-206 BC, cash, BAN LIANG / blank rev., bronze, 32.5mm, 5.78g, H7.7, S82, VF $35.00
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328 4187 CHINA, W. HAN Dynasty, 206 BC - 7 AD, cash, BAN LIANG, dot above hole, crescent below / blank rev., bronze, 24mm, 2.77g, H7.21 VF $100.00
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328 4189 CHINA, W. HAN Dynasty, 206 BC - 7 AD, cash, ND (115-113 BC), WU ZHU, curved diagonals WU, squared shoulders ZHU / filed edge, bronze, 25mm, 2.78g, H8.6, S114 2 cracks, aVF $2.50
328 4190 CHINA, WANG MANG, 7-22 AD, cash, HUO QUAN / bronze, 22.5mm, 1.98g, H9.32, S149 VG $2.50

328 4191 CHINA, E. HAN Dynasty, 25-221 AD, cash, WU ZHU, curved shoulders ZHU / inner & outer rims rev., bronze, 25mm, 30.42g, H10.2, S257 stack of 10 & 2 halves corroded together, G $25.00
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328 4192 CHINA, E. HAN Dynasty, 25-221 AD, cash, WU ZHU, curved shoulders ZHU / inner & outer rims rev., bronze, 25mm, 41.35g, H10.2, S257 stack of 12 corroded together, G $30.00
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328 4193 CHINA, E. HAN Dynasty, 25-221 AD, Zhang Ping period, 147-189 AD, cash, WU ZHU / incuse SHI BA (#18) L, bronze, 21mm, 2.15g, H10.9v VF $64.00
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328 4194 CHINA, E. HAN Dynasty, 25-221 AD, Doo attribution: Huan Di, Jian He period through Lin Di, Zhang Ping period, 147-189 AD, cash, WU ZHU / SAN SHI (#30) L rev., bronze, 21.5mm, 2.65g, H10.9v small flaw in obv. field, VF $64.00
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328 4195 CHINA, E. HAN Dynasty, 25-221 AD, cash, 146-190 AD, WU ZHU, big dot below / bronze with fire blackened lacquer, 26mm, 4.13g, H-nl, GF-B4.163 Gratzer & Fishman list this in their section on local & private issues, or one might choose to consider this an amulet, VF $90.00
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328 4196 CHINA, E. HAN Dynasty, 25-221 AD, cash, 146-190 AD, WU ZHU, 2 big dots above & 2 more below / bronze, 25mm, 2.5g, H-nl, GF-B4.176 Gratzer & Fishman list this in their section on local & private issues, or one might choose to consider this an amulet, F $50.00
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328 4197 CHINA, GANSU, State of SHU, 221-263 AD, cash, 221-65 AD, Jianwei, Sichuan, ZHI BAI WU ZHU / WEI R, bronze, 26mm, 6.56g, H11.11 F+ $85.00
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328 4198 CHINA, GANSU, State of SHU, 221-263 AD, cash, 221-65 AD, ZHI BAI / bronze, 19mm, H11.15 aF $35.00
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328 4199 CHINA, GANSU, State of SHU, 221-263 AD, cash, c. 238 AD, TAI PING BAI QIAN / bronze, 24mm, 2.33g, H11.23, S200 aVF $65.00
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328 4200 CHINA, WU Kingdom, 222-280 AD, 1000 cash, c. 238 AD, DA QUAN DANG QIAN / bronze, 26.5mm, 4.09g, H11.33 VG $90.00
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328 4201 CHINA, FORMER SONG Dynasty, 420-79 AD, cash, 454-64 AD, XIAO JIAN R-L / same rev., bronze, 18mm, 0.89g, H13.12 G $25.00
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328 4202 CHINA, N. WEI Dynasty, 386-550 AD, cash, 528-529 AD, YONG AN WU ZHU / bronze, 23.5mm, 3.6g, H13.23, S239 nailmark rev., aVF $27.00
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328 4203 CHINA, N. QI Dynasty, 550-77 AD, cash, CHANG PING WU ZHU / bronze, 24.5mm, 3.85g, H13.27, S242 aXF $55.00
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328 4204 CHINA, N. ZHOU Dynasty, 557-81 AD, cash, 575-6 AD, WU XING DA BU / bronze, 27mm, 4.63g, H13.30, S246 VF $45.00
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328 4205 CHINA, N. ZHOU Dynasty, 557-81 AD, cash, 575-6 AD, WU XING DA BU / bronze, 26mm, 3.77g, H13.31, S249 marks on rev. look like a small nailmark & a dot, VF $44.00
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328 4206 CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907 AD, 1 cash, ND (845-846 AD) Danzhou, Shensi, KAI YUAN TONG BAO / DAN top rev., bronze, 25mm, 3.72g, H14.51, S404 F $75.00
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328 4207 CHINA, YOU ZHOU AUTONOMOUS REGION, 900-914 AD, 1000 cash, c. 907-60 AD, YONG AN YI QIAN / iron, 58mm, 69.94g, H15.168 1/3 missing, broken off, VG $150.00
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328 4208 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 1 cash, 1023-31 AD, TIAN SHENG YUAN BAO, seal script / bronze, 24mm, 5.33g, H16.73, S484 heavier than usual, VG $5.50

328 4209 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 2 cash, 1023-31 AD, TIAN SHENG YUAN BAO, Li script / iron, 29mm, 6.19g, H16.81, S488 VG $60.00
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328 4210 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 3 cash, 1054-55 AD, Fangzhou, Shaanxi, ZHI HE ZHONG BAO, orthodox script / FANG top rev., iron, 34mm, 13.62g, H16.144 G $55.00
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328 4211 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 1 cash, 1068-77 AD, XI NING YUAN BAO, seal script, semicircular BAO / on rev. there are faint traces of lines radiating from corners of inner rim, & the outer rim is ridged on the inner edge, bronze, 25mm, 3.97g, H16.177v, S530 VG $15.00
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328 4212 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 10 cash, 1102-06 AD, CHONG NING TONG BAO, slender gold script, HE CHONG / bronze, 34mm, 10.04g, H16.400, S621 VG $2.50

328 4213 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 1 cash, 1118 AD, ZHONG HE TONG BAO, seal script / bronze, 23mm, 2.09g, H16.465 aG $160.00
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328 4214 CHINA, N. SONG Dynasty, 960-1127 AD, 1 cash, 1119-25 AD, XUAN HE TONG BAO, Li script, square top XUAN, 1-dot TONG, square belly BAO / inner rim concave rev., bronze, 26mm, 2.83g, H16.485 H=6 sand holes, F $120.00
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328 4215 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 1 cash, ND (1127-30 AD), JIAN YAN TONG BAO, seal script, fine characters, 2mm rim / bronze, 24mm, 3.68g, H17.4 pitted but no crust, aVF $75.00
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328 4216 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 1 cash, ND (1127-30 AD), JIAN YAN TONG BAO, orthodox script, small characters / bronze, 22mm, 4.21g, H17.19 from Java, F $75.00
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328 4218 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, 1165-73 AD, Daye, Hubei, QIAN DAO YUAN BAO, seal script / YE top rev., iron, 28mm, 5.5g, H17.106 F $100.00
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328 4219 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 1 cash, year 15 (1188 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / SHI WU (#15) top-bottom rev., bronze, 24mm, 3.45g, H17.197, S723 corroded, VF $2.50
328 4220 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, 1174-89 AD, CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script, large characters / crescent top, dot star below rev., bronze, 30mm, 6g, H17.226, S741 crack, F $2.50
328 4221 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, 1174-89 AD, CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script, small characters / crescent top, dot star below rev., bronze, 29mm, 6.82g, H17.227, S741v F+ $10.00
328 4222 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, year 7 (1180 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / QI (#7) top rev., official QI, bronze, 30mm, 6.44g, H17.228, S731 VG $4.50
328 4223 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, year 8 (1181 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / BA (#8) top rev., official BA, bronze, 29mm, 5.97g, H17.229, S732 nice green patina, aVF $8.00
328 4224 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, year 10 (1183 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / SHI (#10) top rev., bronze, 29mm, 5.43g, H17.231, S734 VF $11.00
328 4225 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, year 11 (1184 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / SHI YI (#11) top-bottom rev., bronze, 29mm, 6.83g, H17.232, S735 aF $5.00
328 4226 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, year 12 (1185 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / SHI ER (#12) top-bottom rev., bronze, 29mm, 5.04g, H17.233, S736 F $6.00

328 4227 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, year 13 (1186 AD), CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / SHI SAN (#13) top-bottom rev., bronze, 29mm, 10.26g, H17.234, S737 almost twice as heavy as usual, aF $15.00
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328 4228 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 2 cash, 1174-89 AD, Susong, Anhui, CHUN XI YUAN BAO, orthodox script / SONG top rev., iron, 29mm, 5.91g, H17.265 F $65.00
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328 4229 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 1 cash, 1195-1200 AD, QING YUAN TONG BAO, orthodox script, read clockwise / no character rev., bronze, 23mm, 3.23g, H17.385v, S788 private issue? crusty, F $40.00
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328 4230 CHINA, S. SONG Dynasty, 1127-1280 AD, 5 cash, 1234-37 AD, Jiading prefecture, Sichuan, DUAN PING YUAN BAO / DING WU BEI SHANG (#5 north upper) rev., iron, 37mm, 16.22g, H17.730 F/VG $51.00
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328 4231 CHINA, LIAO Dynasty, 907-1125 AD, 1 cash, 1055-64 AD, QING NING TONG BAO, regular NING / bronze, 24mm, 3.08g, H18.12, S1066 F+ $130.00
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328 4232 CHINA, YUAN Dynasty, 1260-1368 AD, 10 cash, 1310-11 AD, DA YUAN TONG BAO / bronze, 42mm, 19.63g, H19.46, S1099 aVF $75.00
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328 4233 CHINA, MING Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD, 1 cash, 1488-1505 AD, tribal coinage of Dali in Yunnan, HONG ZHI TONG BAO / bronze, 23mm, 4.19g, H20.127E crusty, crude F $55.00
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328 4234 CHINA, MING Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD, 1 cash, 1628-44 AD, Guangdong, CHONG ZHEN TONG BAO, 4-stroke radical ZHEN, closed head 1-dot TONG / GUANG top rev. brass, 24mm, 1.92g, H20.278, S1270, KM88 sand hole, aVF $35.00
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328 4235 CHINA, MING Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD, 1 cash, 1628-44 AD, CHONG ZHEN TONG BAO, 4-stroke radical ZHEN, closed head 1-dot TONG / JI bottom rev., brass, 22mm, 2.07g, H20.281, S1275, KM93 VG $15.00
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328 4237 CHINA, MING REBELS, 10 cash, 1648-57 AD, XING CHAO TONG BAO, closed head TONG / YI FEN top-bottom rev., YI with broken second from bottom line, brass, 45.5mm, 17.53g, H21.13, S1333, KM182 F $40.00
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328 4238 CHINA, QING Dynasty, 1644-1911 AD, 1 cash, 1653-57 AD, Kaifeng, Henan, SHUN ZHI TONG BAO, closed head 1-dot TONG, Er BAO / HE YI LI R-L rev., brass, 25mm, 3.79g, H22.55, S1400, KM284 F+ $33.00
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328 4239 CHINA, QING Dynasty, 1644-1911 AD, 1 cash, 1743-56 AD, Changsha, Hunan, QIAN LONG TONG BAO, closed head TONG / BOO NAN L-R, brass, 23.5mm, 3.1g, H22.299, KM407.1, C13-1.1 , rev. rotated 180 degrees, probably Vietnamese or Indonesian, VG $25.00
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328 4240 CHINA, QING Dynasty, 1644-1911 AD, 1 cash, 1797-1818 AD, Yunnan, JIA QING TONG BAO, closed 6-stroke Bei BAO / BOO YUN L-R rev., brass, 25mm, Board of Revenue type, H22.542, K453.1, C26-2, VG $1.50

328 4241 CHINA, QING Dynasty, 1644-1911 AD, 10 cash, 1854-55 AD, Suzhou & other mints, Jiangsu, XIAN FENG ZHONG BAO, hooked L stroke of XIAN, 7-stroke Bei Er BAO, small characters / DANG SHI top-bottom, BOO SU L-R rev., brass, 31mm, 11.35g, H22.894, C16-6.1 slightly crude, VF $25.00
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328 4242 CHINA, TAI PING REBELS, 1853-64, 5 cash, 1860-62 AD, TAI PING TIAN GUO / SHENG BAO R-L rev., lead, 26mm, 6.97g, H23.14, C38-5 XF $10.00

328 4243 CHINA, REPUBLIC, 1 cash c.1912 AD, Fujian, FU JIAN TONG BAO / YI WEN top-bottom, flags R-L rev., brass, 20mm, 2.18g, H24.4, Y374 aVF $100.00
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328 4244 CHINA, JIANGSU, token, 19th c., BAI HE TONG YUAN (100 same as 1), with 3 c/ms: 2x double circle & YUE / same, 6 deep cuts on edge, brass, 32mm, 11.2g, F $95.00
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328 4245 CHINA, amulet, KANG XI TONG BAO / BOO ZHE R-L rev., bronze, 23mm, 1.45g, H-nl, fabric seems somewhat Vietnamese, VG $75.00
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328 4246 CHINA, amulet, very old, 4 warriors / dragon & phoenix, bronze, 26mm, 6.54g, CA-nl, Kainz-12/13 crude F $110.00
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328 4247 CHINA, amulet, probably post-WWII, WANG JIONG WIN QING (always respectful & unselfish) / dragon & phoenix, bronze, 35mm, 12.62g, CA-nl, defective center hole, aVF $45.00
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328 4249 CHINA, amulet, mid-20th c.?, LONG FENG TONG BAO / dragon & phoenix, bronze, 27mm, 10.81g, Yuan rebel year title, cf. CA1109, Grundmann-1200 crude, F $40.00
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328 4250 CHINA, amulet, 19th c., three flowers & leaves / same, round center hole, openwork, brass, 46mm, 23.56g, CA76, CCC105 F $75.00
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328 4251 CHINA, amulet, 2 dragons chasing each other clockwise / 2 dragons chasing counterclockwise, round center hole, openwork, brass, 62mm, 26.75g, CA115, CCC18 F $55.00

328 4252 CHINA, amulet, late 20th-early 21st c., FENG HUA XUE YUE (Wind Flowers Snow Moon), 4 more seal characters / 4x copulating couples, brass, 58mm, 69.75g, CA251 crude "VF" $20.00
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328 4253 CHINA, amulet, ZHAO CAI JIN BAO HUANG JIN WAN LIANG (make wealth, precious things come, 10,000 taels of gold), ingots around / man & lion who plays with a coin, round center hole, brass, 44.5mm, 16.64g, CA343, CCC816 edge crack, F $41.00
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328 4254 CHINA, amulet, 19th c., YI PIN DANG CHAO (one thing correct government, (may the highest rank in government fall to my lot) / SAN YANG KAI TAI (3 yang opening wide, that is: the growth in spring), brass, 30mm, 8.58g, CA565, CCC1247 edge bite flaw, F/aVF $15.00
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328 4255 CHINA, amulet, late 19th - early 20th c., SHUN FENG DA JI PING AN JI QING (favorable wind, good luck, peace, luck, joy), fish and flowers around / on left boy with cart holding dish of precious objects, on right boy with pearl in box, round center hole, brass with blackened lacquer, 46mm, 20.72g, CA339, CCC815 VF $55.00
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328 4256 CHINA, amulet, probably late 19th-early 20th c., ZHENG DE TONG BAO (1506-21) / dragon & phoenix, brass, 52mm, 27.33g, CA1357 edge flaw, crude VG $45.00
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328 4257 CHINA, amulet, ND (looks 1990s), ZHAO CAI JIN BAO (rich treasures in house) / dragon & phoenix, struck brass, 34mm, 4.62g, XF $5.50
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328 4263 KOREA, 1 mun ND (1891-92 AD) Pyongan Provincial Office, CHANG PYONG TONG BO, 2-dot TONG, no hooks PYONG / PYONG top, Il (sun) bottom, SAM (#3) R rev., brass, 23mm, 3.54g, M47.8.3, K921.3 laquered, crusty F $5.00
328 4264 VIETNAM, LE Dynasty in North, 1573-1788, 1 van ND (1740-87 AD), CANH HUNG THONG BAO, orthodox script, wide rims, 1-dot square head THONG close to center rim / bronze, 23.5mm, 3.54g, B68.17 F $5.00

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page 2 (this page) - ancient & medieval India-Pakistan-Afghanistan coins, oriental cast coins
page 3 - modern world coins
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