Ming Knife Money, China, 481 - 255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Ming knife money
China, 481 - 255 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with three lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MING (for the city of Ming).
Reverse Image: Three Seal characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: CHU (Translation: name of State.).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
481 - 255 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 140 mm x 23 mm x 2 mm; 5 1/2 in x 29/32 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.50
catalog number
32055.50
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