Pan Liang, China, 187-180 BCE

Pan Liang, China, 187-180 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) pan liang coin, Empress Kao (Western Han Dynasty)
China, 187-180 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal Script 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
Description
[[obverse text]] 半两 [[transliteration]]BAN / LIANG [[translation]] [[?]]
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
187 - 180 BCE
period of administration
0187 - 0180
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 31 mm; 1/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01031
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM01031
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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