Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China, ca 1000 BCE (imitation)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) counterfeit Qi (Ch'i) knife,
China, ca 1000 BCE
Obverse Image: Three Seal characters.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'I / FA / HUO (Translation: The authorized currency of Ch'i)
Reverse Image: Seal character.
Rverse Text: Romanization: SHENG (Translation: to grow.)
General Information: Counterfeit.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1000 BCE
place made
China
political area
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 74 mm x 30 mm x 4 mm; 2 29/32 in x 1 3/16 in x 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU87966
catalog number
NU87966
accession number
259584
Credit Line
Smith, Mrs. E. D.
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Political History: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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