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: CHIH / JIH / KAO / SHENG (Translation: Rapid and lofty promotion).
Reverse Image: K'uei Hsing, the god of literature, standing on a sea serpent holding a pen in his hand pointing to the seven stars and the dipper.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
n.d.
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.5 mm x 54.5 mm; 1/8 in x 2 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.1777
catalog number
32055.1777
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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