Chinese 5 Dynasty Coin Album

Chinese 5 Dynasty Coin Album

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These sets cover twenty centuries of Chinese bronze cash coins representing five iconic dynasties.

Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 5 Coins from the Han, T'Ang, Song, Ming and Q'Ing Dynasties.
  • Coins come in an album with details of the coins.
  • These coins are from ancient China spanning years 7 AD to 1911 AD.
  • Each set comes with its own certificate of authenticity and album.

Minting of the Chinese cash coins took place for more than two thousand years by many of the rulers who have shaped the history of one of the world’s great civilizations. The cash coins all have easily identifiable legends, and are prepared from the base metals of copper and iron.

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From the mint names, first used regularly by the T’ang Emperors, we can trace the expansion of China. The size changes of the coins mark the periods when inflation affected the country. Unlike many ancient coins that were struck with dies to form the coin, Chinese cash coins were laboriously hand made by casting, or molding from molten bronze. Several coins were cast simultaneously in a form that resembles a flattened tree. When the molten bronze was poured into the mold it flowed down a central shaft and out along several “branches” to fill the coin-shaped voids of the mold, thus creating the finished tree. After cooling the molds were opened and the coins were cut off of their “sprues”, and then were filed smooth to erase the cut area. Chinese cash coins featuring a square hole were first minted circa 221 BC by Emperor Qin Shi Huang during the Qin Dynasty.


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Posted By:Clint

From:Vancouver, WA

Date:Nov 27, 2020

5 Dynasty coin album

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Bought these as a Christmas present for my granddaughter! Pleased with the quality and presentation!

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  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:AF

From:San Jose CA

Date:Oct 18, 2019

Great old coins

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I love owning historic pieces

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