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Knife Money: CM.1066-2015

Object information

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Titles

Knife Money

Maker(s)

Ruler: Wang Mang (7-23 AD)

Entities

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2015-04-27) by North, Jeffrey J.

Dating

7 - 9

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 22.96 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Value

  • Text: 契刀五百 Qi Dao Wu Bai (Inscribed Knife Five Hundred)
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1066-2015
Primary reference Number: 238316
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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