Wei (state)

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State of Wei

403 BCE–225 BCE
CapitalAnyi (安邑, first)
Daliang (大梁)
Common languages Old Chinese
Government Marquessate ()
Kingdom (; after 344 BCE)
403 BCE
 Conquered by Qin
225 BCE
Currency spade money
other  ancient Chinese coinage
Preceded by
Succeeded by
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"Wei" in seal script (top) and regular Chinese (bottom) characters