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Asian Coins

Asian coins originated in ancient China, but they did not resemble coins as we conceive of them today. Ancient Chinese coins were first shaped like tools, usually either spades or knives. This early currency was eventually replaced by ban liang, which, with its round, flat shape, more closely resembled today's notion of a coin. Ban liang coins, however, feature a notable hole in the center of the coin. This hole was used to string multiple coins together to create larger, fixed values. Variations of this coinage continued to be minted until the mid 1800s brought the opium trade to China, and with it an influx of foreign Western-style silver coins.

Japan primarily used Chinese coins that were imported through trade. While Japan had a brief period producing... Read more

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MING GOLD COIN WITH XIWANGSHANGGONG MARK

February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Boston, MA, USA

$375 (8 bids)

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1997 China 10 Yuan People's Republic Panda Small Date Silver Coin PCGS MS69

February 23, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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1587-1629 Indonisia Ala-al-Din Mas Gold Coin ANACS XF45 Details

February 23, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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1696 Nepal Bhatgaon Mohar Coin ANACS EF40

February 23, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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EARLY JAPAN COIN

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$9 (starting bid)

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1979 HONG KONG 2 DOLLARS

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1918 INDIA 1 ANNA

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1981 HONG KONG 2 DOLLARS

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1952 LAOS COIN

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$9 (starting bid)

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1902 HONG KONG ONE CENT

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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[2] CHINESE COIN LOT

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$29 (starting bid)

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1902 CEYLON 25 CENTS

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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1885 PHILIPINES 20 CENTAVOS

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$12 (starting bid)

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EARLY CHINESE COIN

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$14 (starting bid)

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EARLY CHINESE COIN

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$14 (starting bid)

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EARLY CHINESE COIN

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$14 (starting bid)

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OLD CHINESE MONEY SET

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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EARLY CHINESE 10 CASH COIN

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$14 (starting bid)

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[6] 1960 VIET NAM COINS

February 23, 2018, 1:30 PM EST
Whitestone, NY, USA

$14 (starting bid)

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5 silver coloured Chinese coin medallions

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Thornleigh, Australia

AUD20 (starting bid)

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ARCHAIC BRONZE 'TAOTIE' RITUAL VESSEL

February 23, 2018, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE COIN 'DA TONG GUAN BAO'

February 23, 2018, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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ANTIQUE COIN 'DA TONG GUAN BAO'

February 23, 2018, 3:00 PM PST
San Gabriel, CA, USA

$3,000 (starting bid)

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1987 China 1 oz & 5 oz .999 Fine Silver Panda - w/Box

February 23, 2018, 5:30 PM CST
Pflugerville, TX, USA

$375 (starting bid)

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Asien, China,

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
L.-Echterdingen, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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CHINA/GOLD + SILBER - 5 Yuan 1994 Panda 1/20 Unze Gold

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
L.-Echterdingen, Germany

€90 (starting bid)

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Kunterbuntes Konvolut Münzen und Medaillen, mit Gold und Silber -

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
L.-Echterdingen, Germany

€450 (starting bid)

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Bedrohte Tierwelt - Box mit 44 Münzen,

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
L.-Echterdingen, Germany

€600 (starting bid)

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India - Portuguese - Mixed Coppers [8]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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India - BIC, Bengal & Bombay - Coppers [9]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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India - Hyderabad- Mixed Silvers [5]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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India - Indore and Jodphur - Coppers [4]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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India - Portuguese - 1/4 R, 60 Cs & Escudo [3]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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India - British - Edward VII - Mixed Issues [5]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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Japan - 1964 - Tokyo Olympics Issues [5]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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India - British - Victoria - Mixed Issues [3]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (starting bid)

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India - Gwalior - Lashkar - 1/4 Rupees [2]

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Harwich, United Kingdom

£5 (1 bid)

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Panda

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Dubois, PA, USA

$22 (2 bids)

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Panda

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Dubois, PA, USA

$38 (7 bids)

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Panda

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Dubois, PA, USA

$22 (2 bids)

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Panda

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Dubois, PA, USA

$26 (4 bids)

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Panda

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Dubois, PA, USA

$30 (4 bids)

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2000  1/10 oz China Panda Gold Coin

February 24, 2018, 6:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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1991 China 1/10 oz. Panda 10 Yuan Gold Coin - Sealed

February 24, 2018, 6:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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AH1187 2 Zolota Turkey Year 15 AD 1786 Coin ANACS EF40

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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AD 990-1070 Ceylon AV Kahavanu Anonymous Mitch-825 1 Kreuzer Coin ANACS XF45

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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1748 India Rupee Mughal Empire Coin ANACS EF40

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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1722 Nepal Patan Kings Mohar Coin ANACS VF35

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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1986 China 5 Yuan Panda Silver Coin World Wildlife Fund NGC PF69 Ultra Cameo

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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1988 China Panda 97th ANA Convention Cincinnati Silver Medal NGC PF69 Ultra Came

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Lot of (3) 1994-1995 Uzbekistan Proof Coins ANACS PF65/PR69

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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1909 Turkey 100 Kurush Gold Coin

February 24, 2018, 7:00 AM PST
Westlake Village, CA, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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Group of Old Chinese Coin

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Group of Old Chinese Good Fortune Coin

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Group of Old Chinese Coin

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Ming Dynasty Sterling Silver Coin - Xiwangshanggong

February 24, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Chatham, NJ, USA

$200 (1 bid)

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Chinese Sterling Silver Coin - Chun Yuan Hua Bao

February 24, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Chatham, NJ, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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2013 Panda 10 Yuan .999 Silver Proof Coin

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Clearwater, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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North Korean 10 Woon

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Clearwater, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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An Estate Chinese Fengshui Coin Book

February 24, 2018, 5:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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