Bridge Money, China, 700 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) bridge money
China, 700 BCE
Genearl Description: A bronze object meant to resemble a jade musical instrument called a ch'in. This is not a numismatic object but typically a funerary object.
General Information: Also called a bronze Ch'in, dingle-dangle.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
700 BCE
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 120 mm x 45 mm x 1 mm; 4 23/32 in x 1 25/32 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.065
catalog number
77.61.65
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History