Shao Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1190-1194

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shao hsi yuan pao coin, Emperor Kuang Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1190 - 1194
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHAO / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Shao Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: San character for third year of reign.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SAN (Translation: third)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1190 - 1194
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.66.13050
catalog number
66.13050
accession number
268682
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History