Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

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Description (Brief)
One (1) counterfeit knife money, Interregnum of Wang Mang
China, 7 - 22
Obverse Image: Four Seal characters on the coin hilt and blade of the knife.
Obverse Text: Romanization: YIH / TAO / P'ING / WU / CHIEN (Translation: One knife five thousand.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Value 5000 cash
Location
Currently not on view
date made
7 - 22
associated date
0007 - 0022
ruler, general
Wang Mang
maker
China Mint
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 71 mm x 25 mm x 5 mm; 2 25/32 in x 31/32 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU87974
catalog number
87974
accession number
259584
Credit Line
Smith, Mrs. E.D.
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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