Bronze Wuzhu Coin

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 05 December 2018

The inscription yong'an wuzhu, 5 gram coin of Yong'an period, is one of the earliest dated coin inscriptions. Copper alloy. Obverse, 4-character Chinese inscription. Minted in China; ruler Emperor Xiaozhuangdi. Northern Wei Dynasty, c. 529 CE. (The British Museum, London).


About the Author

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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2018, December 05). Bronze Wuzhu Coin. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9519/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Bronze Wuzhu Coin." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 05, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9519/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Bronze Wuzhu Coin." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Dec 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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