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Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China,683 - 263 BCE (imitation)

Qi (Ch'i) Knife, China,683 - 263 BCE (imitation)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) modern imitation Qi (Chi) knife,
China, 683 - 263 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with two lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: AN / YANG / CHIEN / PANG / CHIU / CHI (OR) PAO (OR CH'U / HUA) (Translation: Lucky or precious coin or currency of An Yang in the State of Ch'i on the founding of the States.)
Reverse Image: Three lines, dot, and character.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HUA (Translation: Thirty hua, issued in the 9th year (368 BCE) of Wei Wang of Ch'i)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date on coin
683 - 263 BCE
date made
19th century
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1469
catalog number
2017.0060.1469
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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