Spade Money, China, 206 - 202 BCE

Spade Money, China, 206 - 202 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) spade money, modern imitation, Han Dynasty
China, 206 - 202 BCE (19th century)
Obverse Image: Seal script to the left and right of a line which runs from the arch at the bottom to the center top of the spade.
Obverse Text: Romanization: P'EI / CH'IEN / TANG / SHIH / CHIN
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
date on object
206 - 202 BCE
date made
19th century
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 96.5 mm x 33 mm x 1 mm; 3 13/16 in x 1 5/16 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.12796
catalog number
66.12796
accession number
268682
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

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