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Catalogue of Chinese Coins from the Viith Cent. B. C., to A. D. 621 Volume 621; Including the Series in the Britis Museum (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
Discovery Miles 4 670
Catalogue of Chinese Coins from the Viith Cent. B. C., to A. D. 621 Volume 621; Including the Series in the Britis Museum...

Catalogue of Chinese Coins from the Viith Cent. B. C., to A. D. 621 Volume 621; Including the Series in the Britis Museum (Paperback)

Terrien De Lacouperie

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Loot Price R467 Discovery Miles 4 670

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...after the partition of the former state. In 330 B.C. it was taken by Ts'in at the same time as Fen-yn set on fire, and then restored to its lawful sovereign. Attacked again in vain by Ts'in in 307, it was walled the following year,1 and, notwithstanding, fell into the hands of the King of Ts'in, who fortified it in 290 B.C. at the same time as Pu-fan, q.v. Before that time, i.e. in 400-300 B.C., Pi-she issued a currency of small Pu coins, figured p. 61-2, with a serial 1-10. Ping Kiang, 2ji I (? for ftp), on sq. ft. pus (440) of circa 300 B.C. Unidentified. Ping Lo, written also Lo Ping, on sq. ft. small pus (445-6) of circh 350-400 B.c. Unidentified. Ping T'ao, p $g, (misread Ping yuen) on sq. ft. small pus (408-409); in the state of Tchao, and modern Ping-yao in Fun-tchou fu, C. Shansi, circa, 300 B.C. Ping Tchou, p written also Tchou Ping, on over thirty issues of pt. ft. small pus, marked with a serial (507-42). A town in east Ts'i, as stated p. 136, mentioned in 608 B.C. (Tchun tsiu, 7, i. 6). Circa 400 B.C. Ping Tchou, p JU, an ancient city of Shansi, W., as stated in the text (p. 57). Nothing is known about it beyond the facts that it was a part of the state of Wei g, and was conquered by Ts'in in 322-320 B.c.s Previously to that conquest, Ping Tchou had issued small pu coins on two occasions, sq. ft., with a serial from 1 to 10 (Nos. 236-49) and pt. ft. a little larger in size (2-lin. instead of l'85in., Nos. 660-91), with a serial from 1 to 38 or more. The extreme date of these issues are 423-320 B.c. Cf. An-tchou. Ping Yn, Jip 5 (a), and p. (b), on sq. ft. small pus (337-9) of two sorts. The first one the oldest, with flat reverse (337) marked a, and the second of later make (338-9) with lines ornamented on reverse. Issued appare...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Terrien De Lacouperie
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-29148-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-236-29148-4
Barcode: 9781236291486

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