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Spade Money, China, 7 - 23

Spade Money, China, 7 - 23

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Description (Brief)
One (1) spade money (pu coin), Wang Mang
China, 7 - 23
Obverse Image:Spade has Seal script on the obverse.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUO / PU (Translation: The Pu Currency)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
date made
7 - 23
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1456
catalog number
2017.0060.1456
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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