Chinese Empire, Xin Dynasty, Wang Mang (9-23 AD), Spade Money Big Pu (Value 1000), after 10 AD. Wang Mang's spade coins had face values from 200 to 1000 copper coins. This piece bears the inscription "one spade worth 1000" – meaning 1000 round copper coins, the so-called wu shu.

Chinese Empire, Xin Dynasty, Wang Mang (9-23 AD), Spade Money Big Pu (Value 1000), after 10 AD. Wang Mang's spade coins had face values from 200 to 1000 copper coins. This piece bears the inscription "one spade worth 1000" – meaning 1000 round copper coins, the so-called wu shu.

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Chinese coin reference guide for the periods of the Ch'in and Han dynasties, including the interregnum of Wang Mang, by Calgary Coin Gallery.

Wang Mang 王莽 was a Han Dynasty official who seized power from the Liu family, founded Xin Dynasty, AD 9–23. The Han dynasty was restored after his overthrow. Some historians have viewed Wang as a usurper, while others have portrayed him as a visionary and selfless social reformer. Though a learned Confucian scholar who sought to implement the harmonious society he saw in the classics, his efforts ended in chaos.

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Chinese coin reference guide for the periods of the Ch'in and Han dynasties, including the interregnum of Wang Mang, by Calgary Coin Gallery.

Emperor Wang Mang: China’s First Socialist?

Emperor Wang Mang: China’s First Socialist?

Wang Mang, first and last emperor of China's Xin Dynasty, went down fighting amid his harem girls as his palace fell in 23 A.

Spade-shaped 'Da Bu Huang Qian' cash currency cast during brief reign of the usurper Wang Mang of the 'Xin' Dynasty. The Da Bu Huang Qian, six Quan and 10 'Bu' cash coins were released during the 3rd currency reform of Wang Mang in 10 AD. History records Wang Mang as ruining China's economy with his monetary reforms, bring misery and chaos to the masses.  55mm.   Catalog #S-145/FD-485.

Spade-shaped 'Da Bu Huang Qian' cash currency cast during brief reign of the usurper Wang Mang of the 'Xin' Dynasty. The Da Bu Huang Qian, six Quan and 10 'Bu' cash coins were released during the 3rd currency reform of Wang Mang in 10 AD. History records Wang Mang as ruining China's economy with his monetary reforms, bring misery and chaos to the masses. 55mm. Catalog #S-145/FD-485.

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Chinese Cufflinks- April by Houndsditch, in rhodium plated silver, white topaz, tourmalines and Huo Quan Coin (Wang Mang Period AD 7-23) #cufflinks #houndsditch #chinese #silverjewellery #contemporaryjewellery  #huoquancoin #whitetopaz #tourmaline

Chinese Cufflinks- April by Houndsditch, in rhodium plated silver, white topaz, tourmalines and Huo Quan Coin (Wang Mang Period AD

AE Ch’i Knife, five hundred Wang Mang. Origin: China | Date: 7 – 23 A.D. | Dimensions: 3″ x 1.13″. SOLD. See more at londoncoin.com

AE Ch’i Knife, five hundred Wang Mang. Origin: China | Date: 7 – 23 A.D. | Dimensions: 3″ x 1.13″. SOLD. See more at londoncoin.com

The most common form of money from the Wang Mang era is the huo quan (货泉) which exists in many varieties, sizes and weights. The smallest specimens can weigh less than 2 g while the heaviest can weigh 10-20 grams or more.The example at the left is one of the rarer varieties. It has four lines extending from the corners of the hole to the rim which the Chinese refer to as si chu (四出). (diameter: 26.8 mm, weight: 4.2 g

The most common form of money from the Wang Mang era is the huo quan (货泉) which exists in many varieties, sizes and weights. The smallest specimens can weigh less than 2 g while the heaviest can weigh 10-20 grams or more.The example at the left is one of the rarer varieties. It has four lines extending from the corners of the hole to the rim which the Chinese refer to as si chu (四出). (diameter: 26.8 mm, weight: 4.2 g

Wang Mang (ca. 45 B.C.– A.D. 23), a usurper of the Han throne, established the short-lived Xin dynasty in A.D. 9. The present vessel is one of the few surviving examples illustrating his standardization of measurements

Wang Mang (ca. 45 B. a usurper of the Han throne, established the short-lived Xin dynasty in A. The present vessel is one of the few surviving examples illustrating his standardization of measurements

Wang Mang                 "huo quan" coin with two "quan"                 characters left of the square hole

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"Yi dao pin wu qian"coin (one knife: value five thousand), of the short-lived Xin Dynasty (9- 23 AD) of Emperor Wang Mang.   The "YI-TAO" inscription on the handle is of inlaid gold, Valued at 5000 Wu Shu (25,000 shu). At that time 5000 Wu Shu was equal to 1/2 cattie of gold, which weighed about 120 grams, so knives were valued at about 2 ounces of

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