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Gold Disks.
2nd c BCE-3rd c CE Chinese Han (Western) Metalwork

WESTERN HAN DYNASTY Anonymous (206 BCE - 24 CE)
207 BCE-220 CE
2nd c BCE-3rd c CE
Han (Western)
Xian. Dongshelepu Village. Shaanxi. China.
Xi'an. Shaanxi Provincial Museum.
The horde contained 219 disks each weighing between 227.6 and 254.4 grams. China imported gold since it didn't have much. A great deal of the gold that the Romans xchanged for silk ended up in the treasuries of India.

Caption: WESTERN HAN DYNASTY Anonymous|Gold Disks.|Han (Western)||Chinese|Xian. Dongshelepu Village. Shaanxi. China. |┬ęKathleen Cohen

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