Imitation Spade Money, China, 300 BCE

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One (1) imitation spade money (pu coin), Chou Dynasty

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China, 300 BCE

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Obverse Image: Seal text.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: YI / CH'ANG (Translation: Name of a place in the state of Yen, modern Yung Ch'ing in Chih-li).

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 300 BCE

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

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Credit Line: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.6Catalog Number: 32055.6Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: spade money

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 46.5 mm x 30.5 mm x 1.5 mm; 1 27/32 in x 1 3/16 in x 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-323f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1251570

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