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Knife Coin

A work made of bronze.

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-221 BCE)

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Knife Coin

Place

China (Minted in)

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771 BCE–221 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

H.: 13.9 cm (5 7/16 in.); Blade: H.: 2 cm (3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1922.4297

Extended information about this artwork

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