Sunday, January 18, 2009

Big Money of Ji from Eastern Zhou

The first rounded coin from Ancient China was mint in the Eastern Zhou Dynasty period dated around 770BC to 221BC.
There were 12 feudal noble princes (Zhuhou 十二諸侯)during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty of the Autumn Spiring period.The inscription on coin " JI" probably derive from one of the Zhou feudal prince named " Ji" or probably named after a province's name.

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