Square Foot 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 (Transaltion: LIANG was a city in the state of Liang (Wei) to which the capital was moved later in the 4th century BC.)
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
issuing authority
Ho Qui Li
ruler, general
Ho
place made
China
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
metal,copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 50 mm x 35 mm; 1 31/32 in x 1 3/8 in
ID Number
NU.66.12761
catalog number
66.12761
accession number
268682
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History