Spade Money, China, n.d. (authenticity in question)

Description (Brief):

One (1) spade money (pu coin)

Description (Brief)

China, n.d.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: A line extends from the handle of the spade to the bottom arch, to the left and right is Seal text.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: A line extends from the handle of the spade to the bottom arch, to the left and right is Seal text.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]

Date Made: n.d.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Stack Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.77.61.101Catalog Number: 77.61.101Accession Number: 1977.0796

Object Name: spade money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 62.2 mm x 35.5 mm x 1 mm; 2 7/16 in x 1 13/32 in x 1/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-48cb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_935802

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