Square Foot Spade Money, China, ca 300 BCE

Description (Brief):

One (1) square foot spade money, Chou Dynasty

Description (Brief)

China, ca 300 BCE

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Seal text

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: P'ING / YANG (Transaltion: P'ingyang was a city in Shansi).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Plain with a line running from below the hole to the end of the coin.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: ca 300 BCE

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Raymond, Mrs. Wayte

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU89497Catalog Number: NU89497Accession Number: 259971

Object Name: spade money

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 47 mm x 30 mm; 1 27/32 in x 1 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0a53-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1816499

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