Huo quan (coin for exchange).
Circular coin, cast in copper alloy with a square central hole. There is a two-character inscription in seal script (zhuanshu) on the obverse reading 'huo quan', with 'huo' to the right of the hole, and 'quan' to the left. On the obverse of the coin, there is a small dash to the lower right of the hole and the outer rim is raised. The reverse of the coin is plain except for the inner and outer rims.
The coin is slightly corroded with a green patina.
|Type of object:||Coin|
|Date range:||14 - 22 CE|
|Current accession number:||1970.7.7|
|Former accession number:||-|
|Record date:||Mon, 2nd Sep 2002|
|Copyright:||Copyright© by the Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved|