Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174-1189

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun hsi yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1174 - 1189
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / HSI / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Shun Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Character for fourteen, fourteenth year of the period, above and below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH / SSU (Translation: fourteenth)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1174 - 1189
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.66.13038
catalog number
66.13038
accession number
268682
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History