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Date: circa 700-221 BCE
Object Name:
Classification: East Asian
Issuing Authorities:
China
Culture(s):
Chinese
Mint: Asia
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 16.5 mm, 2.32 g (5/8 in., 0.08 oz.)
Description: Cowrie inspired item. "Kuei-lien Ch'ien ( ghost faced money) or Kuei-t'ou Ch'ien ( ghost head money ), the so called 'nose' of the ant nose series of coins, because it has traditionally been interpreted as a face with a big nose.
Accession Number: NG.2001.7.2