K'ai Yuan T'ung Pao, China, 841-847

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Description (Brief)
One (1) k'ai yuan t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Tang Dynasty)
China, 841 - 847
Obverse Image: Characters read top, bottom, right, left AND/OR top right bottom left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period or Currency of the inauguration.)
Reverse Image: Character for Hsuan for hsuan-chou in Anhui; a crescent or new moon above the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: Hsuan
Location
Currently not on view
date made
841-847
place made
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.133
catalog number
77.61.133
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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