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Ancient Chinese currency. "Square pad" bu coins of the Eastern Zhou (Dong Zhou) Dynasty, circa  300-250 BC .  Character on the obverse side reads, "Dong Zhou"

"Square pad" bu coins of the Eastern Zhou (Dong Zhou) Dynasty, circa BC . Character on the obverse side reads, "Dong Zhou"

Bone cowrie-shell - earliest Chinese coin, Zhou dynasty (circa 1046-771 BC).

Bone cowrie-shell - earliest Chinese coin, Zhou dynasty (circa 1046-771 BC).

Three types of bronze fish money of the Zhou Dynasty, China.  circa 1122-255, BC.

Bronze fish used as currency druing the late Zhou Dynasty, used duringa type when there was no formal currency during trade. Three types of bronze fish money of the Zhou Dynasty, China.

Square footed spade coin cast during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty, "Warring State" period, issued ca.350-250 BC.

Square footed spade coin cast during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty, "Warring State" period, issued BC.

Bu coins (spade money) of the Zhou Dynasty, China.

History of Chinese coins and paper money

2300 year old gold coin of Alexander the Great found in Bulgaria

2300 year old gold coin of Alexander the Great found in Bulgaria!Alexander THE GREAT!

Description: A gold coin from the Mamluk sultan Qa'itbay (Al-Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr), who ruled Egypt and Syria during the period 873-901 AH (1468-1496 AD). Qa'itba

Cairo Egypt Gold Coin Mamluk Ashrafi 873-901 AH / 1468-1496 AD Al-Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr Qa'itbay

Description: A gold coin from the Mamluk sultan Qa'itbay (Al-Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr), who ruled Egypt and Syria during the period AH AD). Qa'itbay is from the Circassian Burji Mamluk dy

Chinese Ancient Money Coastal Ethnic Minorities Coin Bronze Fish Shape Currency

Chinese Ancient Money Coastal Ethnic Minorities Coin Bronze Fish Shape Currency

Chinese first to fourth-century coins, like these found in North Khotan, were widespread until the seventh century. They were tied together with a string through the hole and some have corroded together. These are called wuzhu because of the inscription which means ‘five grains’.

Chinese first to fourth-century coins, like these found in North Khotan, were…

The front (obverse) side of a Qing dynasty 'Baochao' (banknote) for 2,000 cash issued during the reign of Emperor Xian Feng, circa 1854 AD.   It varied according to inflation back in the day, but 800-1200 Chinese cash coin was worth one ounce (Yi Liang) of silver.

The front (obverse) side of a Qing dynasty 'Baochao' (banknote) for cash issued during the reign of Emperor Xian Feng, circa 1854 AD. It varied according to inflation back in the day, but Chinese cash coin was worth one ounce (Yi Liang) of silver.

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