University of Calgary
UofC Navigation
Skip navigation
Media File
Date: 1122-255 BCE
Object Name: currency
Classification: East Asian
Issuing Authorities:
Mint: Asia, China
Technique: cast
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 12 O'Clock, 15.33 g (12 O'Clock, 0.54 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Early Pu currency - spade money. Inscription
Description: Chou Dynasty: Shantung. Spade shaped item with inscription on obverse either side of central line
Accession Number: NG.1990.6.38