Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

Knife Money, China, 7 - 22

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
One (1) counterfeit 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
knife money
date made
7 - 22
associated date
0007 - 0022
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 71 mm x 25 mm x 5 mm; 2 25/32 in x 31/32 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
NU.NU87974
catalog number
87974
accession number
259584
Credit Line
Smith, Mrs. E.D.
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object