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Very Rare Ancient Chinese Coin Chang Ping Wu Zhu! AD 553 Northern Qi Dynasty

Very Rare Ancient Chinese Coin Chang Ping Wu Zhu! AD 553 Northern Qi Dynasty

Ancient China, North & South Dynasties
Northern Qi,

Chang Ping Wu Zhu, AD 553.

The inscription translates as "The Constant and Regular Wu Zhu"



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Reference: Hartill 13.27

Dynasty & ReignNorth & South Dynasties, Northern Qi, Emperor Wen Xuan, AD 550-560
DenominationCast AE Wu Zhu
Date Struckfrom c. AD 553
ObverseSeal script. Chang Ping Wu Zhu.
ReversePlain.
Weight4.8 gm
Diameter24 mm
ReferenceHartill 13.27.
GradeGood VF, attractive green and earthen patina.
CommentsThe inscription translates as "The Constant and Regular Wu Zhu"

 

 

Chang Ping Wu Zhu (Chinese: 常平五銖; pinyin: ch醤gp韓g wǔ zhū; literally: "The Constant and Regular Wu Zhu") were cast by Emperor Wen Xuan in 553. They are finely made. The Northern Qi capital was Linzhang in Hebei. Under the Northern Qi, there was an Eastern and a Western Coinage Region, under the Chamberlain for Palace Revenues. Each Regional Director supervised 3 or 4 Local Services.

 

 

 

 

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Very Rare Ancient Chinese Coin Chang Ping Wu Zhu! AD 553 Northern Qi Dynasty

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