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Shell Money

Coin

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Object Number:
29-127-2002
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Zhou Dynasty
Date Made:
400-220 BCE
Early Date:
400
Late Date:
220
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Shell (uncertain)
Description:
Shell money; Ant nose money (蟻鼻錢); Ghost Face Money (鬼臉錢); Obv. "Ghost Face"
Credit Line:
Purchased from Rev. Edward W. Thwing; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock

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