Ming Knife, China, 481 - 255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Ming knife money
China, 481 - 255 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with three lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MING (for the city of Ming)
Reverse Image: Three Seal characters.
Reverse Text: Characters undecipherable.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
481 - 255 BCE
associated date
-0480 - -0255
maker
China Mint
place made
China
associated place
Unlinked Place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 139 mm x 23 mm x 2 mm; 5 15/32 in x 29/32 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.12753
accession number
268682
catalog number
66.12753
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

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