Sickle Money

Sickle Money

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sickle coin,
China, n.d. (BCE)
General Description: Resembles a rhinoceros horn, may be a Han Wang Mang coin of the bronze cowrie section, may be serrated coin similar to a larger hand sickle found in South China.
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife money
date made
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 135 mm x 42 mm x 11 mm; 5 5/16 in x 1 21/32 in x 7/16 in
ID Number
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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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