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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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