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Shanghai Museum Silk Road Coins Exhibit. In 2004,the Shanghai Museum put together an exhibit of coins from places along the old Silk Roads. These coins.

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1 Shanghai Museum Silk Road Coins Exhibit

2 In 2004,the Shanghai Museum put together an exhibit of coins from places along the old Silk Roads. These coins reflect the areas they came from in both language and designs.

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5 Jin Coins cast bronze

6 Zhou Imperial Cast Coins BCE Chinese cast bronze coins in a spade form with a hollow handle emerged no later than the Spring & Autumn period ( BCE) The Zhou royal family cast & used flat or hollow handled spade coins until the Warring States Period ( BCE) Then they began to cast square footed spade coins

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8 Look at the designs of the next coin. Where do you think it came from based on those designs ?

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12 How far did coins travel along the Silk Roads at this time ?

13 Using the previous map and the coins in the next slide, make a guess about where these coins came from.

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18 Where do these coins look like they came from ?

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22 What language appears on these coins ?

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26 Islamic Coins

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31 Greek ?

32 How accurate is the following map ? Consider that the map maker had probably never visited the area he was drawing.

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