May 14, 1998
Obverse: Wu Shi - 50|
Diameter: 26.8 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Looks very old (as Pang Liang or Wu Shu coins of the Western Han dynasty 206 BC - 24 AD).
Comments from Gilbert Tan (15-May-98):
Obverse: Ta Chuan Wu Shi - Large coin fifty cash|
Diameter: 27.3 mm
Weight: 5.2 g
Legend of the coin of Wang Mang as regent period (6 AD - 9 AD).
Four small holes supposedly made for using coin as button.