Fantasy Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

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One (1) fantasy 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: CH'I / TAO / WU / PAI (Translation: Ch'I knife five hundred.)

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

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General Information: Value 500

Date Made: 7 - 22Associated Date: 0007 - 0022

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Sebald, William J.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.12797Catalog Number: 66.12797Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: knife money

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 75 mm x 21.5 mm x 2 mm; 2 15/16 in x 27/32 in x 3/32 in


Record Id: nmah_935878

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