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ID:     10-48-3486-26-8-1-9
Type:     Ancient and Medieval Far East
Region:     Eastern Han Dynasty
City:     Misc. Wu Zhu Types
Issuer:     Qiuzi types
Denomination:     wu zhu
Struck / Cast:     cast
Date Struck:     AD ca. 400-500
Diameter:     26.8 mm
Weight:     1.9 g
Obverse Legend:     Wu Zhu
Obverse Description:     five grains,
Reverse Legend:     wu Zhu in Kharosthi
Reverse Description:     inner and outer rim,
Primary Reference:     daxi 3486
Reference2:     h 10.48
Photograph Credit:     Ted Puls
Grade:     vg
Notes:     purple color of surface may be ancient purple mineral dye discovered by Chinese!