Spade Money, China, 403 - 221 BCE (authenticity in question)

Spade Money, China, 403 - 221 BCE (authenticity in question)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) spade money
China, 403 - 221 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal script is visible on the obverse but is unreadable.
Obverse Text: Unreadable.
Reverse Image: Three parallel lines.
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Hollow handle square shoulders.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
pu
date made
403 - 221 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 97 mm x 57 mm x 8 mm; 3 13/16 in x 2 1/4 in x 5/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.OC71
catalog number
79.112.OC71
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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