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 Yi for Hsi-ch'uan, Ch'eng-Tu, Szechuan.
Reverse Text: Romanization: Yi
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.77.61.134
catalog number
77.61.134
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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