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Ming Knife, China, 770 - 255 BCE

Ming Knife, China, 770 - 255 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) Ming knife, Chou Dynasty
China, ca 300 BCE
Obverse Image: Knife is worn and has unreadable text.
Obverse Text: (Translation: Ming)
Reverse Image: Unreadable text.
Reverse Text: Unreadable text.
Currently not on view
Object Name
knife money
date made
770 - 255 BCE
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 137 mm x 85 mm x.01 mm; 5 13/32 in x 3 11/32 in x in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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