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700-Year-Old Coin Pit Discovered in Hunan Province

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On February 20, 2013 workers digging at a construction site in Chenzhou City (郴州市) located in Anren Prefecture (安仁县) in the southeastern part of Hunan Province (湖南省) unearthed a money pit dating back some 700 years according to Chinese newspaper reports. The money pit contained approximately 7.5 kg of coins from the late Song (960-1279) [...]

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The Huainanzi and Vietnamese Coins

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The huainanzi (淮南子), variously translated as "The Masters of Huainan", "The Huainan Philosophers" and "The Book of the Master of Huainan", is an ancient Chinese philosophical work on the proper way for a monarch to govern. The huainanzi also records some of China's most ancient myths and stories including "Nu Wa Repairs the Sky" (nu [...]

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