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Chien Shou Tao (Sharp Pointed Knife), China, 480-255 BCE

Chien Shou Tao (Sharp Pointed Knife), China, 480-255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chien shou tao or sharp pointed knife,
China, 480-255 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with two lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Unreadable.
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
480-255 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1471
catalog number
2017.0060.1471
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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