K'ai Yuan, China, 618-626

Description (Brief)
One (1) k'ai yuan coin, Emperor Kao Tsu (Tang Dynasty)
China, 618-626
Obverse Image: Text read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: The Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period)
Reverse Image: Crescent or new moon.
Reverse Text: N/A
date made
618 - 627
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.161
accession number
32055
catalog number
32055.161
collector/donor number
G161
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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