Chinese Bronze Hoe Coin

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 05 December 2018
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So-called spade-money, worths 25 standard coins. Minted in China; ruler Wang Mang. Bronze. Obverse with Chinese inscription. Wang Mang's four coinage reforms were not successful and the widely accepted wuzhu were soon re-issued. Xin Dynasty, 9-23 CE. (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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