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: AN / YANG (Translation: a city in the states of Chu ; modern Shan-tung.)

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:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.0010Catalog Number: 2017.0060.0010Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: spade money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 47 mm; 1/32 in x 1 27/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1830433

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