Gewu Wu Zhu w/disjointed "Wu", c.100-500 CE, unknown issue, China (H#10.38)

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Two large Chinese characters Wu Zhu (=5 zhus) (with a vertically disjointed middle part of Wu), no inside rims, outside rim / Blank, inside and outside rims. 26mm, 2.92 grams. Hartill #10.38.

These rare coins cannot be attributed to any particular dynasty or reign, though the "Zhu" is done in the Eastern Han manner.

They have a general appearance of Eastern Han coins (probably of very late Eastern Han period) but may belong to some later dynasties. Rare!