Monday, September 19, 2011

Vietnam's History Through Ancient Coins

Vietnam’s history is clearly reflected through ancient coins. Each coin is associated with a dynasty, a king and a historical period of the country.

Mr. Dang Duc Dung has spent 25 years to seek and research ancient coins of Vietnam. He currently owns an invaluable collection of coins. He has published a book about the coins, through which tells Vietnam’s history.

Visiting Dung’s home on Hoang Hoa Tham Street, Binh Thanh district, HCM City, one will see a large-sized picture of Vietnam’s coins which were cast for centuries ago amid the house. The house is also decorated by many jars of ancient coins, coins and pictures of coins.  Dung’s collection of ancient coins is . . .

Read more at: VietnamNet

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