Square Foot Spade Money, China, ca 300 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) square foot spade money, Chou Dynasty
China, ca 300 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text
Obverse Text: Romanization: AN / YANG (Transaltion: a city in the states of Chu ; modern Shan-tung.)
Reverse Image: Plain with a line running from below the hole to the end of the coin.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
date made
ca 300 BCE
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 52 mm x 34 mm; 2 1/16 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Raymond, Mrs. Wayte
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History