Bell Money, China, ca 100

Description (Brief):

One (1) bell money

Description (Brief)

China, ca 100

Description (Brief)

General Description: Bell is uninscribed, two lines are visible down the right side of the obverse and centrally down the reverse.

Description (Brief)

General Information: Not currency, funerary object.

Date Made: ca 100

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: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.OC26BCatalog Number: 79.112.OC26BAccession Number: 1979.1263

Object Name: bell money

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 45 mm x 14.5 mm x 6.5 mm; 1 25/32 in x 9/16 in x 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a724-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1826702

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