Spade Money, China, 770 - 255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) spade money (pu coin)
China, 770 - 255 BCE
Obverse Image: Two lines extend diagonally from the handle of the spade to the bottom arch, to the left and right is Seal text.
Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Reverse Image: Two lines extend diagonally from the handle of the spade to the bottom arch, to the left and right is Seal text.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
date made
770 - 255 BCE
maker
China Mint
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 51 mm x 26 mm x 1 mm; 2 in x 1 1/32 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.108
catalog number
77.61.108
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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