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Xiqui Handaxe, Mexico, 13th-15th century

Physical Description:
metal, copper (overall material)
black/gray (overall color)
green patination (overall color)
hammered and filed to shape (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 15.3 cm x 17.5 cm x .6 cm; 6 1/32 in x 6 7/8 in x 1/4 in
Object Name:
Axe Money (Xiqui)
nontraditional money
traditional money
Xiquis Handaxes
handaxe
alternative currency
Place made:
Mexico: Aztec Empire
Associated place:
Mexico: Aztec Empire
Mexico
Date made:
13th-15th century
Credit Line:
Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
1979.1263.00714
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.OC053
Collector/donor number:
OC053
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Exhibition:
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1069093

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