Facsimile Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

Facsimile Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

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Description (Brief)
One (1) facsimile knife money, Interregnum of Wang Mang
China, 7 - 22
Obverse Image: Four Seal characters on the coin hilt and blade of the knife.
Obverse Text: Romanization: YIH / TAO / P'ING / WU / CHIEN (Translation: One knife five thousand.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Value 5000 cash
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
7 - 22
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1488
catalog number
2017.0060.1488
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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