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Bell Money, China, 1122 - 255 BCE

Bell Money, China, 1122 - 255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) bell money
China, 1122 - 255 BCE
Bell is uninscribed, has a large slight on the back, no design, no clapper.
General Information: Not currency, funerary object.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bell money
date made
1122 - 255 BCE
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 52 mm x 23.5 mm x 10 mm; 2 1/16 in x 15/16 in x 13/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.719
catalog number
79.112.719
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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