Imitation Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China, ca 900-800 BCE (imitation)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) imitation Qi (Ch'i) knife,
China, ca 900-800 BCE
Obverse Image: Three Seal characters.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'I / FA / ? / HUO (Translation: The authorized currency of Ch'i)
Reverse Image: Three lines, stroke, dot in a circle, and two x's with two lines down the hilt.
Rverse Text: Romanization: SAN / ?
General Information: Imitation.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 900 - 800 BCE
associated date
-1122 - -2255
ruler, general
Chou
maker
China Mint
place made
China
associated place
China
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 66 mm x 31 mm x 3 mm; 2 19/32 in x 1 7/32 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
NU.73.114.82
catalog number
73.114.82
accession number
312055
Credit Line
Wilson, R.S.
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History