Counterfeit Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

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One (1) counterfeit knife money, Interregnum of Wang Mang

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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.

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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

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General Information: Value 5000 cash

Date Made: 19th centuryDate On Coin: 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:

Credit Line: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.151Catalog Number: 32055.151Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: knife money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 75 mm x 28 mm x 24 mm; 2 15/16 in x 1 3/32 in x 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1842335

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