Modern Imitation Ming Knife Money, China, 481 - 255 BCE

Description (Brief):

One (1) modern imitation Ming knife money

Description (Brief)

China, 481 - 255 BCE

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MING (for the city of Ming)

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Reverse Image: Three Seal characters.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: YU / (remaining characters undecipherable)

Date Made: 19th centuryDate On Coin: 481 - 255 BCE

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.49Catalog Number: 32055.49Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: knife money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 145 mm x 21 mm x 3 mm; 5 23/32 in x 13/16 in x 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1842262

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