Ta Kuan T'ung Pao, China, 1107-1109

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ta kuan t'ung pao coin, Hui Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1107-1109
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left: Value Ten.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / KUAN / T'UNG / PAO
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: This bronze circular coin has a deep green patina with a square cut out of its center. The coin was stuck on only one side, a high ridge of metal formed along its circumference and the center square cut out. Four Chinese characters, in high relief, flank all four sides of the center square cut-out.
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Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 41 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/8 in
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East Asian Coins
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History