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Date: 11th-8th century BCE
Object Name: currency
Classification: East Asian
Issuing Authorities:
China
Culture(s):
Chinese
Mint: Asia, China
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 22.87 g (0.81 oz.) Overall: 9 x 5 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: K'ung Shu Ch'an Pi; spade money.
Inscription: Obverse: Chinese character
Description: Obverse has three vertical lines on obverse with Chinese character between the first and second lines from the left. The letter G? or a monogram is written in indian ink at the bottom left corner. The reverse has three vertical lines.
Accession Number: NG.1990.6.40