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: T'AO YANG (Translation: City)
Reverse Image: Plain with a line running from below the hole to the end of the coin.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 300 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 47 mm; 1/32 in x 1 27/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU60410.0002
catalog number
NU60410.0002
accession number
222037
Credit Line
Bullowa, Catherine
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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