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Spade Money, China, 7 - 23 (counterfeit)

Spade Money, China, 7 - 23 (counterfeit)

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Description (Brief)
One (1) counterfeit spade money (pu coin), Wang Mang
China, 7 - 23
Obverse Image:Spade has Seal script on the obverse
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUO / PU (Translation: The Pu Currency)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Denomination: Spade money; Metal: ae; Date: 7 - 23 AD; Origin: 7 - 23 AD; Ruler: Wang Mang.
Currently not on view
Object Name
spade money
huo pu
date made
7 - 23
associated date
0007 - 0022
place made
associated place
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 56.5 mm x 22 mm x 1 mm; 2 7/32 in x 7/8 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Smith, Mrs. E.D.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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