Large Spade with Ears, China, ca 400 BCE

Large Spade with Ears, China, ca 400 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) large spade with ears, Chou Dynasty
China, ca 400 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal script.
Obverse Text: Romanization: LU / SHIH / NIEH / CHIN
Reverse Image: Plain with lines from top to bottom.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
date made
ca 400 BCE
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 73 mm x 45 mm x 1 mm; 2 7/8 in x 1 25/32 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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