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Special 139 Ancient Coins Postage Stamps (Issue of 1978)

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Stamp SN D139
Stamp Name Special 139 Ancient Coins Postage Stamps (Issue of 1978)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Money
Issue date 1978-01-18
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 25.5x36
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc.,R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Wen Hsueh-ju
Photographer Wu Cheng-fang & Huang Po-hsiung
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper
with gum
Back
Perforation 13


  From the Shang Dynasty (c. 1800-1200 B.C.) to the late Ching Dynasty and the early Republic, there is a complete record of Chinese coins minted. This record of consecutive coins is a good representation of Chinese culture.The four coins which were recommended by the National Museum of History shown on this set of stamps are Chi Knife, Knife Money-Longer Sharp Head, Knife Money-Longer Sharp Head, and Chao Knife.