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3,500 kg ancient coins discovered in China

According to Chinese reports, archaeologists excavated about 3,500 kg of ancient coins in Inner Mongolia, which is located in Northern China. Most of the coins date back to the Han Dynasty. more ]

The History of Chinese Coinage

Quite rightly, China prides itself of its long history, impressively evidenced by the Chinese monetary tradition that took a different route than our western one. In three parts Ursula Kampmann describes this intriguing development. more ]

More than a Tomb – a Money Safe

Tons of bronze coins, and precious gold! These are the astonishing findings from ongoing excavations at a site of a tomb in Jiangxi Province (China) dated to the Western Han Dynasty (202 B.C. to A.D. 8). more ]

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