Ant Nose Money, China, ca 600 BCE

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One (1) ant nose money yi bi qian, Ch'u Dynasty

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China, ca 600 BCE

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Obverse Image: Seal script text read from top to bottom.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: AN-YANG (A province in China)

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Reverse Image:

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Reverse Text:

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General Information: Also called Ghost Face Money (gui lian qian 鬼脸钱)

Date Made: ca 600 BCE

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mendel Peterson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU81047.606Catalog Number: NU81047.606Accession Number: 253346

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1942329

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