250-220 BC - Crude high quality ban-liang with unfiled edges, Qin Kingdom under Eastern Zhou Dynasty, "Warring State" period, China. Hartill #7.5

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Two large Chinese characters - Ban Liang ("Half an ounce"), no rims or other marks / Blank, no rims. 20mm, 1.57 grams. Hartill #7.5.

High quality coin with a beautiful original patina, pretty much "as cast" condition.

These rare coins are local issues that belong either to the late "Warring States" period. All these coins are quite rare! Qin (778 BC-207 BC) was a Chinese feudal state that existed during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods of Chinese history. It emerged as one of the dominant superpowers of the Seven Warring States by the 3rd century BC and eventually united China under its rule in 221 BC, after which it is referred to as the Qin Dynasty.

This coin is unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic.