1158-1161 AD - Jin dynasty (1115-1234), RARE type with a dot on reverse! Cash of King Hai Ling aka Emperor Wan Yan Liang (1149-1161), Tartar Jurched rulers of Northern China

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Four Chinese characters Zheng Long Yuan Bao (clockwise) / Dot below the hole. 25mm, 4.52 grams. Issued 1158-1161 AD. Schjöth #1083 var (without the dot on reverse); Hartill 18.40 (without the dot on reverse).The Jin Dynasty, also known as the Jurchen Dynasty, was founded by the Wanyan clan of the Tartar Jurchens, the ancestors of the Manchus who established the Qing Dynasty some 500 years later. The Jurcheds carved a large Kingdom out of the Song realm and controlled the northern half of China for over a century, with the southern part controlled by the Song dynasty. The Kingdom came to an end when an allied army of Song and Mongols looted the capital in 1233, and the next year Jin Emperor Aizong committed suicide to avoid being captured. The territory of the Jin was to be divided between the Mongols and the Song.This coin is unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic