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Imitation Spade Money, China, 340 - 250 BCE

Imitation Spade Money, China, 340 - 250 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) imitation spade money (pu coin), Chou Dynasty
China, 340 - 250 BCE
Obverse Image: Three lines.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Three lines.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
date made
340 - 250 BCE
associated date
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 54.9 mm x 30 mm x 2 mm; 2 5/32 in x 1 3/16 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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