Pan Liang, China, 179 - 156 BCE

Pan Liang, China, 179 - 156 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) pan liang coin, Empreror Wen Ti (Western Han Dynasty)
China, 179 - 156 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal Script read top, bottom, left, right.
Obverse Text: Romanization: PAN / LIANG (Translation: Half Liang).
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Worth 8 Zhu; also called elm-leaf currency.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
179 - 156 BCE
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
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Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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