Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
  • coin, 680–260 BCE, State of Qi period?
  • Where object was made: China
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 17.4 x 2.9 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of George Byers
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0176

Recto: Image of coin shaped like a knife or sword. Handle has two lines running up towards the blade and a ring at end. Blade of coin has groups of designs and two points at end.

Verso: Handle also has two lines running up towards blade. Blade is plain with bars at center.