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  1. Rare Coin from China's Warring states

    A recently posted video. A rare coin from China's Warring states time (475-221BC).
  2. Finding a QianLong coin has historic value.

    Hi all. This is an out of the ordinary post. I was looking at previous TreasureNet posts about Chinese Qian Long coins 乾隆通宝 found in North America. Their value might not be high in a monetary sense... but historically there is a story to be told. Let me give you an important historic example...
  3. 500 more artifacts found in sanxingdui

    sanxingdui is an area in sichuan province where the remains of a 3000 year old civilization was discovered years ago. Last week 500 more sophisticated artifacts were discovered in sanxingdui. Link to the South China Morning Post video on the recent discovery: Link to CGTN documentary of...
  4. Ming dynasty coins in North America

    Recently there was a post about an early Qing dynasty coin found on a beach in San Diego while metal detecting. http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/what/651258-my-turn-chinese-coin-i-d.html After seeing that excellent find, I started researching for an even earlier Chinese Dynasty coin...
  5. Chinese Coin Research.

    I though I would start this thread about Chinese coins. So here we go. Note: I found this info from a Chinese language video and a couple of Chinese language websites about coin research. My first Chinese coin research discovery: 乾隆通宝 Qianlong tongbao. A Chinese coin commonly found in...
  6. Member status upgrade idea

    First I'd like to acknowledge member Red-Coat. He has made a HUGE knowledge contribution to this site since December 2019. His knowledge of various culture's artifacts/antiques is amazing! A valuable member to the site. I'm guessing Member status upgrades (green, full .... etc) are determined...
  7. The Night Pearl

    I thought I would post this story as this forum is about treasure legends. A lost priceless treasure of China. Cixi's Night Pearl. This story begins from 《孙殿英东陵盗宝记》Sun Dian Ying dong ling dao bao ji. Which translates into Sun Dian Ying robbing the Eastern Tombs journal. Actually the story...
  8. Date conversions Taiwan/Japan

    This is not so much a "how to" but a research find regarding Western/Japanese/Taiwan year conversions. I was helping a person on this site with a stamp from Taiwan and came across this site for year conversions. First column is the Western year/ second is the Japanese year/ third is the Taiwan...
  9. Guess the purpose of this structure.

    This is a structure located in Harbin China about 5 minutes walk from my home. Harbin is in the North East of China. The structure was built in the 1930s by the Japanese during the Japanese occupation of the city. It is currently being used as a storage place for street cleaning equipment...
  10. What drives you to find treasures?

    I'm not sure if this is the area to post a question like this. I'm curious to see your answers. What is your motivation to treasure seek? I'm not a treasure seeker like you but my curiosity for knowledge is the reason why I frequently visit this site. I wish all a great treasure hunting...
  11. From the North East of China Comes Yang Hao

    Hello Treasure Hunters My name is Yang Hao. I live in the North East of China in Harbin (Haerbin 哈尔滨)Maybe one day you can have a chance to visit this city. It's not your traditional Chinese city as it has many Russian style buildings and structures. You may have heard of the Harbin ice lights...
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