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Square Foot Spade Money, China, ca 300 BCE

Square Foot Spade Money, China, ca 300 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) square foot spade money, Chou Dynasty
China, ca 300 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text
Obverse Text: Romanization: AN / YANG (Transaltion: a city in the states of Chu ; modern Shan-tung.)
Reverse Image:Plain with a line running from below the hole to the end of the coin.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
date made
ca 300 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 47 mm x 31 mm; 1 27/32 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU89500
catalog number
NU89500
accession number
259971
Credit Line
Raymond, Mrs. Wayte
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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