Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China,683 - 263 BCE (imitation)

Description (Brief):

One (1) modern imitation Qi (Chi) knife,

Description (Brief)

China, 683 - 263 BCE

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Seal text with two lines on the handle.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: AN / YANG / CHIH / CHI (OR) PAO (OR) CH'UA / HUA (Translation: Lucky coin or precious coin or currency of An Yang, name of a place in the State of Ch'i.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Three lines, dot, and character.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: HUA (Translation: Thirty hua, issued in the 9th year (368 BCE) of Wei Wang of Ch'i)

Date On Coin: 683 - 263 BCEDate Made: 19th century

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: 2017.0060.1468Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1468Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ff49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1837490

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