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

Description (Brief):

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

Description (Brief)

China, 683 - 263 BCE (19th century)

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'I / CHI / HUA (OR) CH'I / PAO / HUA (OR) CH'I / CH'U / HUA (Translation: LLucky coin of the State of Ch'i OR Precious coin of the State of Ch'i OR Currency of the State of Ch'i)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Large and small circle and three cross lines at the tope with two lines on the handle.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.36Catalog Number: 32055.36Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: knife money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 170 mm x 30 mm x 4 mm; 6 11/16 in x 1 3/16 in x 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6146-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1842245

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