Spade Money, China, 7 - 23

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Description (Brief)
One (1) spade money (pu coin), Wang Man
China, 7 - 23
Obverse Image:Spade has Seal script on the obverse
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUO / PU (Translation: The Pu Currency)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Denomination: Spade money; Metal: ae; Date: 7 - 23 AD; Origin: 7 - 23 AD; Ruler: Wang Mang
Location
Currently not on view
date made
7 - 23
associated date
0009 - 0023
ruler, general
Wang Mang
maker
China Mint
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 59.5 mm x 26 mm x 1 mm; 2 11/32 in x 1 1/32 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.12800
catalog number
66.12800
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