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Ming Knife, China Money, 481-255 BCE (imitation)

Ming Knife, China Money, 481-255 BCE (imitation)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) modern imitation Ming knife money
China, 481-255 BCE
Obverse Image: Seal text with three lines on the handle.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MING (for the city of Ming)
Reverse Image: Three Seal characters.
Reverse Text: YU / (remaining characters undecipherable)
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife money
date made
481-255 BCE
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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