Chinese Coins: Money in History and Society

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Long River Press, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 61 pages
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This full-color book looks at some of the many varieties of coins used throughout the Chinese empire and in the modern era, and provides valuable insight into the history of Chinese society, economy, and culture.

 

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Contents

Introduction
2
The Rise of Chinese Currency
3
Coins of Various Dynasties
5
A New Age of Currency
8
The Yongan One Thousand
12
Tai Ping Tong Bao
16
A Mediocre Emperor an Expert of Coinage
19
The Origin of Zhao Na Xin Bao
20
Zhu Yuanzhang and Da Zhong Tong Bao
34
Coins of the Ming Dynasty
40
Coins as Medals
42
Confusing Coins Minted Under Emperor Chong Zhen
44
Silver Slips for the Banquet of A Thousand Elders
46
The Origin of Arhat Coins
47
Coins of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom
50
Coins and Secret Societies
55

A Coin Museum at the Riverbed in Gaoyou
24
A Monetary Slip Worth 15000 RMB
26
Ethnic Coins of the Yuan Dynasty
28
Coinage of Peasant Uprisings
32
Chinese Hua Qian
56
China and the Birmingham Mint
60
Chronological Table of Chinese Dynasties 62
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