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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
Gold
Struck
Han (Western)
Coins
Xian. Dongshelepu Village. Shaanxi. China.
Xi'an. Shaanxi Provincial Museum.
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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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