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Title: 1/2 of a Liang or 12 Chu
Date: circa 700-221 BCE
Object Name: currency
Classification: East Asian
Issuing Authorities:
Mint: Asia
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 11.5 mm, 1.12 g (7/16 in., 0.04 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Blank
Subject/Image: Obverse: Inscription - often described as Ghost face.
Inscription: Obverse: Chinese inscription
Description: Cowrie inspired item. "Kuei-lien Ch'ien ( ghost faced money) or Kuei-t'ou Ch'ien ( ghost head money ).
Accession Number: NG.2005.10.2