World Silver & Bronze
CHINA, The Northern and Southern Dynasties (A.D. 420-581), The Southern Dynasty, Song, Emperor Wen, round cash square hole (A.D. 420-479), value four, obv. "Si Zhu" (four Zhu), two characters across, diameter 23 mm., (Hartill 13.1 [R8], Sch. 216, TFP 562]) (illust.); another Northern Dynasties, Northern Wei, (A.D. 386-534), "Tai He Wu Zhu" (Period of Wu Zhu) four characters around, diameter 24 mm., another with "Tu" on rev. above the hole, (Hartill 13.23 [R11], 13.25 [R6], Sch. 239, 241, TFP 608, 610]); Northern Qi, (A.D.550-577), "Chang Ping Wu Zhu" (The Constant and Regular Wu Zhu). four characters around, diameter 25 mm., (Hartill 13.27 [R11], Sch. 242, TFP 613]) (illust.); Northern Zhou, (A.D.557-581), "Bu Quan" (Spade Coin), two characters across, diameter 26 mm., (Hartill 13.29 [R12], Sch. 245, TFP 639]); another "Wu Xing Da Bu" (The large coin of the five elements, [metal, wood, water, fire and earth), four characters around, diameter 27 mm., (Hartill 13.30 [R11], Sch. 246, TFP 640]) (illust.); another "Yong Tong Wan Guo" (Everlasting Circulation in ten thousands Kingdoms) four characters around, diameter 30 mm., (Hartill 13.32 [R9], Sch. 250, TFP 644]) (illust.). Very fine or better. (7)
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CHINA, The Northern and Southern Dynasties (A.D. 420-581), The Southern Dynasty, Song, Emperor Wen, round ...