Imitation Spade Money, China, 9 - 23

Imitation Spade Money, China, 9 - 23

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Description (Brief)
One (1) imitation spade money (pu coin), Wang Mang
China, 9 - 23
Obverse Image: Seal text with perpendicular line.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HSU / PU / SAN / PO (Translation: Graduated pu 300).
Reverse Image: Perpendicular line.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
Date made
9 - 23
place made
associated place
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 36 mm x 19 mm x 2 mm; 1 13/32 in x 3/4 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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