Some 28 tons of Chinese coins from various historical periods were lifted. They ranged from Huoquan coins, issued in A.D. 14 during the short-lived Xin Dynasty founded by Wang Mang, to Yuan Dynasty currencies such as Zhida Tongbao and Dayuan Tongbao, both minted in 1310.

Provenance: Dodeok-do, Bangchuk-ri, Jido-myeon, Sinan-gun, Jeollanam-do

Materials: Copper Alloy

Accession Number: Sinan 7232

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