Huang xiao ming dating

With the exception of some very late issues (Han period), none have inner or outer rims.They appear to have been cast in reusable carved stone (steatite) molds, several of which still exist today.

Images represent the types and may be larger or smaller than the actual coins.

It seems likely the Ch'in government would have had a method of determining the mint and period of issue of any given coin, as such systems appear to have been in place on other coins for over 100 years.


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