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265-420 AD - Jin dynasty (265-420 AD). Very rare DOUBLE-SIDED bronze Jin dynasty Shen Lang Wu Zhu, China

265-420 AD - Jin dynasty (265-420 AD). Very rare DOUBLE-SIDED bronze Jin dynasty Shen Lang Wu Zhu, China

Extremely rare! Double-sided Shen Lang Wu Zhu. Wu Zhu / Wu Zhu (the reverse is rotated 180 degrees). 17mm, 1.80 grams. Hartill 10.14 (for a one-sided coin).

Attributed to Shen Chong of the House of Wu; cast after the foundation of the Eastern Jin Dynasty in 317. Also known as the 沈充五銖 Shen Chong Wu Zhu. An old ballad contains the lines “Elm seeds countless press in sheets, Lord Shen’s green cash line town streets.” Apparently this means that Lord Shen’s cash were small and light.

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