CHINA, coins of the Tang dynasty, 618-907 AD,

CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 618-c. 900 AD, S-313, FD-672,
-this coin, XF $8.00 sold
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-similar, unpictured XF $5.00
-VF $3.50
-F $2.75
-VG $1.75
Begun in the first years of the dynasty, these coins set the style for cash coins until the 20th century.  The basic Tang coin, cast for most of three centuries, the Kai Yuans are extremely common and exist in numerous varieties.  The pictured specimen has a "soft left hook" to the crossbar of character "Yuan," and is very well made.
 

271165. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 618-c. 900 AD, 1 cash, H14.3u, S-315, hard left hook Yuan, crescent top rev., odd partly grooved outer rim both sides, error? aXF $25.00
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao in silver, 1 cash, S-313v, FD-672v, soft left hook Yuan, aG $85.00 sold
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 618-c. 900 AD, iron 1 cash, H14.10, S-406, VG $55.00
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274-65. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 618-c. 900 AD, iron 1 cash, H14.10, S-406, F+ $65.00
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277-116. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, H14.4ac, S-335, crescents top & bottom rev., VF $33.00
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273-71. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 1 cash, H14.1, S-313, nice VF+ $35.00
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273-72. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 1 cash, H14.5ac, S-314, right hook Yuan, moons top & bottom rev., & a nailmark too, nice F $30.00
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277-119. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 1 cash, H14.4uv1, S-315v, crescent top & dot at upper L corner of inner rim rev., VF $55.00
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277-120. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 1 cash, H14.4uv2, S-315v, crescent top, dot under slightly L rev., edge flaw rev., VF+/F $45.00
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277-122. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 1 cash, H14.12, S-340, dot below Tong, G $27.00
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273-73. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 618-c. 900 AD, 1 cash, H14.12, S-340, dot below Tong, aVF $65.00
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273-74. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 618-c. 900 AD, 1 cash, H14.13, S-342 var., dot under Bao, VG $31.00 sold 6/12/2010
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Qian Feng Quan Bao, 650-83, 1 cash, H14.100, S-350, FD-685, XF $185.00 sold 5/11/2010
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Qian Yuan Zhong Bao, 756-62, 2 cash, H14.101, S-352, XF $48.00 sold
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Qian Yuan Zhong Bao, 756-62, 1 cash, S-nl, FD-688v, cloud with right pointing tail bottom rev., F $91.00 sold
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Qian Yuan Zhong Bao, 756-62, 1 cash, S-nl, FD-689, sparrow L on bottom rev., F $250.00 sold 6/12/2010
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Da Li Yuan Bao, 766-79, 1 cash, H14.130, S-nl, FD-703, cast by Tang garrison beseiged by the Tufan Tibetans, crude VG, 2 specimens @ $70.00 each sold
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Da Li Yuan Bao, 766-79,1 cash, H14.130, S-nl, FD-703, VG+ $75.00
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Jian Zhong Tong Bao, 780-83, 1 cash, H14.133, S-nl, FD-704, another military coin, scratches, VG+ $92.00 sold
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Jian Zhong Tong Bao, 780-83, 1 cash, S-nl, FD-704, another specimen, G $75.00 sold 12/31/2011
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Yuan, 8th c. AD, 1 cash, H14.132A, cast by Chinese military in Xinjiang, F $92.00 sold 2/24/2011
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Yuan, 1 cash, H14.132A, cast by Chinese military in Xinjiang, small cud obv. from impression of another coin in the mold, F $130.00 sold 2/24/2011
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Yuan, 1 cash, H14.132A, cast by Chinese military in Xinjiang, VG $125.00 sold 2/24/2011
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Yuan, 1 cash, H14.132A, cast by Chinese military in Xinjiang, VG $65.00 sold 2/24/2011
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Zhong, 780-83, 1 cash, H14.134, cast by Chinese military stationed in Xinjiang, F $145.00 sold 3/3/2012
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 2 cash, S-nl, FD-706, 30mm, 6.8g, F $400.00 sold 6/17/2010
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275-48. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.50, S-366, Chang top rev., right hook Yuan, unusually clear rev., VG/aVF $33.00
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273-83. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.50, S-366, FD-709, Chang top rev., inverted mintmark, nubby patina, aVF $36.00 sold 7/4/2011
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273-84. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46,1 cash, H14.50, S-366, FD-709, Chang top rev., unusually clear rev., VG/aVF $21.00
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276-111. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.51, S-404, Dan, crude aF $65.00
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.51, S-404, FD-740, Dan (Danzhou, Shensi), F+ $73.00
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272-83. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46,1 cash, H14.51, S-404, FD-740, Dan (Danzhou, Shensi), aF $45.00 sold 11/16/2011
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CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, S-401, FD-732, Guang (Guangzhou) right, F+ $31.00
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277-128. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, H14.71v, S-373v, Lan R, large dot below Tong obv., large Lan, F $45.00
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277-129. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.81, S-393, Run top rev., choice VF+ $35.00
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273-90. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.74, S-399v, FD-730, Liang top rev., to me this coin has excellent esthetic balance, F+/VG $35.00
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273-91.CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.77, S-370, FD-710, Luo top rev., aVF/F+ $25.00
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273-92. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46,1 cash, H14.77, S-370, FD-710, Luo top rev., aF $25.00
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273-93. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46,1 cash, H14.79, S-396, Ping top rev., VF/aF $45.00
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273-95. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.81, S-393, FD-725v, Run top rev., VF $28.00
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273-97. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.92, S-372, FD-711, Yi top rev., VF $35.00 sold 3/18/2009
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273-98. CHINA, TANG Dynasty, 618-907, Kai Yuan Tong Bao, 841-46, 1 cash, H14.97, S-402, FD-737, Zi top rev., slightly offset rev., excellent VF+ $40.00
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