Dating taiwan coins before 1911

This form of money is known as "ant nose" When Qin Shi Huang unified the country in 221 BC and established the Qin Dynasty, he abolished the above-mentioned forms of money that had been circulating in the other Warring States and stipulated that the legal coinage would be a round coin with a square hole in the center weighing a half tael or .

One additional type of bronze money from this time period consisted of small oval pieces cast in the State of Chu.

Agathodaemon or Agathodaimon or Agathos Daimon In ancient Greece, a presiding spirit or genius of vineyards and grainfields, a bringer of good fortune.

Represented on Roman Alexandrian coins as a serpent, often bearded, sometimes wearing the skhent, the double crown of Egypt.

During the late Qing Dynasty, the government as well as private banks issued various paper notes denominated in silver dollars, cash coins and (machine-made copper coins 铜元).

This was the beginning of the issuance of modern currency in China which then expanded greatly following the 1911 Revolution and during the Republican Period.


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