This gold ingot weighs “Fifty Liang” and has a seal of “Yong Le” region; casted by the Ming Dynasty Silver Coin Casting Bureau, it is a rather rare product. The engraved words are as follows: “the seventh year of Yong Le April, casted by Silver Coin Casting Bureau, pure gold, weighing fifity Liang”. This gold ingot is extremely important and valuable for cultural and historical study.

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  • Route: Land
    Object Type:
    Decoration/Luxuries