Western Hsia [ ] coins price list

Price list from Catalog of Chinese Cash #89 by Joel Anderson (received 26 Jan 1996)
Western Hsia coinage summarized and HTML-compiled by Vladimir Belyaev

Six emperors ruled during the dynasty. There were ... year-titles, for 8 of which coins were issued with the corresponding inscriptions. All coins were issued with legends written in the orthodox style on the obverse except one coin in Tangut (Brahman) writing. The metals used were copper and iron.

Notes:
1. t.p. - tung pao; y.p. - yan pao; c.p. - chung pao.
2. The top grade assigned to these coins is VF (details in all 4 characters are clear).
3. Literature referencies are from Chinese coinage literature list.
4. - also known coins.

EmperorLegend Date of legendMetal References, comments
CopperIron



Tangut (Brahman) writing

[S]1077
Ching Tsung
1032-1049
T'ien Shou t.p.1038-?
[CM]H1
Chung Tsung
1087-1139
Yan Te t.p.1120-1127
[CM]H2
Yan Te c.p.

Ta Te t.p.1135-1139
[CM]H3
Jn Tsung
1140-1193
T'ien Shng y.p.1149-1168
[S]1078
Ch'ien Yu y.p.1169-1193 VG 40.00
[S]1079-80
Huan Tsung
1194-1206
T'ien Ch'ing y.p.1194-1206
[CM]H7
Hsiang Tsung
1206-1212
Huang Chien y.p.1206-1212
[S]1081
Shn Tsung
1212-1222
Kuang Ting y.p.1212-1222
[S]1082


Last Updated: 25 Feb 96

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