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Wu Zhu, China, 589-604

Wu Zhu, China, 589-604

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Wu-Zhu Coin, Emperor Wen (Sui Dynasty)
China, 589 - 604
Obverse Image: Seal text
Obverse Text: Romanization: Wu-Zhu (Translation: five Zhu)
Reverse Image:
Reverse Text:
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
589 - 604
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 27 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Prof. Gee, N. Gist
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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