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Ming Knife Money, China, 481 - 255 BCE

Ming Knife Money, China, 481 - 255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Ming knife money
China, 481 - 255 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with three lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MING (for the city of Ming)
Reverse Image: Three Seal characters.
Reverse Text: Characters undecipherable
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife money
date made
481 - 255 BCE
associated date
-0481 - -0255
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 126 mm x 25 mm x 2 mm; 4 31/32 in x 31/32 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.12751
catalog number
66.12751
accession number
268682
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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