Knife Money, China, 7 - 22 (authenticity in question)

Description (Brief):

One (1) knife money, Interregnum of Wang Mang (authenticity in question)

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China, 7 - 22

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Obverse Image: Four Seal characters on the coin hilt and blade of the knife.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: YIH / TAO / P'ING / WU / CHIEN (Translation: One knife five thousand.)

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

Description (Brief)

General Information: Value 5000 cash

Date Made: 7 - 22

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: 2017.0060.1481Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1481Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1837503

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