Hartill 14.140 RARE Authentic Tang rebels AD 755 De Yi Yuan Bao Value 100 cash

Hartill 14.140 RARE Authentic Tang rebels AD 755 De Yi Yuan Bao Value 100 cash

RARE Authentic ANCIENT CHINA

Tang rebels AD 755

De Yi Yuan Bao, Value 100 cash



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Reference: Hartill 14.140

Weight: 13.5 grams; Size: 35 mm

One of those large coins was worth 100 Kai Yuan cashes.

 

In 755, a revolt started in the north-west of China. The capital, Luoyang, was taken, and the Emperor fled to Sichuan. One of the rebels, Shi Siming, issued coins at Luoyang from 758. Shi was killed in 761, and the revolt was eventually suppressed in 763 with the help of foreign troops.

  • De Yi yuan bao (Chinese: 得壹元寶; pinyin: de yī yuánbǎo; literally: "Obtain Unity") has the inscription De Yi, which also implies “last for one year”. They were felt to be inauspicious, and were chang