Huo Pu, China, 7-23

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Description (Brief)
One (1) huo pu (long square-foot spade money), Regency of Wang Mang (Xin/Hsin Dynasty)
China, 7 - 23
Obverse Image: Seal Script read right to left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUO / PU (Translation: the Pu currency)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Denomination: 1000 cash; Metal: ae; Date: 7 - 23 AD; Origin: 7 - 23 AD; Ruler: Wang Mang
Currently not on view
date made
7 - 23
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 58 mm x 24 mm x 2 mm; 2 9/32 in x 15/16 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Smith, E. D.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History