Modern Imitation QI (Chi) Knife Money, China, 19th century

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One (1) modern imitation Qi (Chi) knife

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China, 683 - 263 BCE (19th Century)

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Obverse Image: Seal text.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIEH / MO / I / CHIH / CHI / HUA (OR) CH'U / HUA / HUA (Translation: Lucky coin or precious coin or currency of the city of Chieh Mo)

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Reverse Image: Three lines, dot, and seal charater.

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Reverse Text: Romanization: SAN / HUA (Translation: Three Hua).

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General Information:Issued in the 9th year (BCE368) of Wei Wang of Qi (Ch'i)

Date Made: 19th centuryDate On Coin: 683 - 263 BCE

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: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.40Catalog Number: 32055.40Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: knife money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 187 mm x 64 mm x 4 mm; 7 3/8 in x 2 17/32 in x 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b466-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1842204

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