K2002, Ta-Ch'uan Wu-Shih Small Size Coin, China Xin Dynasty, AD 7-18.
VF, please refer the picture.
Minted by China West Han Dynasty last emperor (or call Xin dynasty) during AD 7-18.
"Ta-Ch'uan Wu-Shih (Da Quan Wu Shi)" means "equal 50-cash coins", first issued as high face-value coin. But due to the inflation, it was soon used as one-cash coin in the market. And the money reform came to failure.
Catalogue No. H9.2 (David Hartill's), FD446 (Fisher's Ding), and S127 (Schjoth's).
This item is the large and heavy coins, not the late samll reduced weight coins.
Size: around 24 mm in diameter.
Weight: 3.00 to 4.00 grams.