Modern Imitation QI (Chi) Knife Money, China, 19th century

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Description (Brief)
One (1) modern imitation Qi (Chi) knife,
China, 683 - 263 BCE (19th Century)
Obverse Image: Seal text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'I / CHI / HUA (OR) PAO (or CH'U) / HUA (Translation: Lucky coin of the State of Ch'i (OR) Precious coin of the State of Ch'i (OR) Currency of the State of Ch'i)
Reverse Image: Three lines, dot, stroke, and seal charater.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SAN / HUA (Translation: Three Hua).
General Information:Issued in the 9th year (BCE368) of Wei Wang of Qi (Ch'i)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
19th century
date on coin
683 - 263 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 180 mm x 34 mm x 4 mm; 7 3/32 in x 1 11/32 in x 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.41
catalog number
32055.41
accession number
32055
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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