China: cast bronze cash coin, Northern Song Dynasty, Emperor Zhezong, ca. 1086-1100 AD

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  1. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    China: cast bronze cash coin, Northern Song Dynasty, Emperor Zhezong, ca. 1086-1100 AD
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    Obverse: SHAO SHENG YUAN BAO.
    Reverse: Blank, as made.

    Northern Song Dynasty, Emperor Zhe Zong, 1086-1100 AD.
    24mm, 3.88 g. Ex-Kenneth W. Dorney, June 2019. He attributed this as "Hartill16.307."

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  3. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY

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    China Northern Song 960-1127 CE Huang Song Tong Bao 1038 CE H 16.113


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    China Northern Song 960-1127 CE Huang Song Tong Bao 1038 CE H 16.99


    AND, how 'bout a SONG DYNASTY GAMING TOKEN

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    China Song Dynasty 10th-12th C CE AE Gaming Token 29mm 6.42g Zhui Feng Zhi Ma-horse following wind- - Horse galloping left - Classic Chinese Charms Vol I 2149
     
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  4. TuckHard

    TuckHard Well-Known Member

    Here is one of my pieces from the same variety, Hartill#16.307, the "spread feet bao" type. Yours is in much better condition but I do enjoy the dirt residue on my piece.


    1094-1097 CE AE Cash Running Script 'Shao Sheng Yuan Bao' H#16.307 4.29g 24.5mm S1 Combined.png
    Issued 1094 - 1097 CE
    Emperor Zhezong
    Northern Song Dynasty of China
    AE Cash | 4.29g | 24.5mm
    Obv: Shao Sheng Yuan Bao in Running Script
    Rev: Plain
    Hartill#16.307​
     
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