Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China, 7th-3rd Century BCE

Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China, 7th-3rd Century BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Qi (Ch'i) knife
China, 7th-3rd Century BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with two lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'I / CHI / HUA (Translation: Lucky coin of the State of Ch'i)
Reverse Image: Three with seal character.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HUA
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife money
date made
7th - 3rd century BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.2 cm x 2.8 cm x.4 cm; 3 7/32 in x 1 3/32 in x 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.47
accession number
32055
catalog number
32055.0047
collector/donor number
G47
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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