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ID:     15-19
Type:     Ancient and Medieval Far East
Region:     Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
City:     Later Zhou Dynasty
Issuer:     Zhou Yuan
Date Ruled:     AD 955-960
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     cash
Date Struck:     AD 955-960
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     3.8 g
Obverse Legend:     Zhou Yuan Tong Bao
Reverse Legend:     none
Reverse Description:     Crescent left
Primary Reference:     H 15. 19
Reference2:     S 419v
Reference3:     FD 767v
Photograph Credit:     Ted Puls
Special Comments:     from melted Buddhist statues, amuletic orange, birthing amulet
Grade:     vf