Horse-hoof gold?

Horse-hoof gold, this photo was taken today while visiting The Shanghi museum in China. Could this be China’s early version of our British gold sovereign? Horse-hoof gold, named after its shape, first appearing in 95 BC, was manly used by Thr Han Emperor Wodi to bestow his marquise.

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