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Numismatics

1 Cash (wen) from China

118 B.C.–A.D. 621

copper

3.70 g, 12:00, 25.34 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. Jonathan Edwards, Jr., B.A. 1863
2001.87.53098
Geography: 
Made in China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
2nd century B.C.E.– 7th century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Dr. Jonathan Edwards, Jr., to 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1887–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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