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: P'ING / YANG (Transaltion: P'ingyang was a city in Shansi).
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: 48 mm x 32 mm; 1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History