MING: Hong Wu, 1368-1398, AE 3 cash (7.92g), F-VF

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Chinese Coins - Early Imperial Start Price:45.00 USD Estimated At:50.00 - 75.00 USD
MING: Hong Wu, 1368-1398, AE 3 cash (7.92g), F-VF
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This item SOLD at 2023 Mar 21 @ 11:08UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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MING: Hong Wu, 1368-1398, AE 3 cash (7.92g), H-20.87, san qian (three cash) at right, F-VF, ex Adam Yeung Collection. The "Hongwu Tongbao," translated as 'vastly martial circulating treasure', were the first cash coins to bear a regnal name during the Ming dynasty. On 23 January 1368, Zhu Yuanzhang, Prince of Wu, proclaimed himself emperor of the Ming dynasty in Nanjing and adopted "Hongwu" as his era name.