Amulet, China, n.d.

Description (Brief)
One (1) amulet
China, n.d.
Obverse Image: Four Orthodox characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TZU / TIEN / CH'ING / HSIANG (Translation: Red and quick as lightining (of a horse): Bright and gleaming like a frost (of a sword)).
Reverse Image: Four Orthodox characters read top, bottom, right, left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: T'ENG / CHIAO / CH'I / FENG (Translation: The springing dragon and rising phoenix (referring to literary fame).
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
n.d.
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 mm x 52.5 mm; 1/8 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
NU.32055.1881
catalog number
32055.1881
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