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: Liang (Translation: LIANG was a city in the state of Liang (Wei) to which the capital was moved later in the 4th century BCE.)
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
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 46 mm; 1/32 in x 1 13/16 in
ID Number
NU.92246.001
catalog number
92246.001
accession number
92246
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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