Cast Chinese Coins

  • Published: October 2007
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 476
  • Size: 8.25x10.75
  • ISBN: 9781412054669

This catalogue is the most comprehensive ever produced for western collectors:
• Covers the period from 650 BC to AD 1912.
• Over 5,000 coins illustrated, described, and numbered.
• Comprehensive Finding Guide allows any coin to be quickly located.
• Guide to rarity and value.
• Designed for use by beginners and experts.
• The latest research and archaeological findings are incorporated.
• Explains how to read the inscriptions on Chinese coins and describes the various writing styles used on the coins.
• Pinyin and Wade romanisations; simplified and traditional characters.
• Correct transliterations of non-Chinese inscriptions.
• Historical background and contemporary accounts of the use of the coinage.
• Numerous maps and charts.
• Cross-references to Ding and Schjöth.
• Annamese, Japanese and Korean coins outlined.


• Awarded the 2005 Lhotka Prize by the Royal Numismatic Society.



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