T'ai P'ing Sheng Pao, China, 1851 - 1864

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Description
One (1) t'ai p'ing sheng pao coin, Hung Hsiu Ch'uan (T'ai P'ing Rebel)
China, 1851-1864
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read right, left, top, bottom.
Obverse Text: Romanization: T'AI / P'ING / SHENG / PAO (Translation: Sacred Coinage of the Celestial Kingdom.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox script read right to left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: T'IENG / KUO (Translation: the celestial State).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1851 - 1864
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 21 mm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.510
catalog number
77.61.510
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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Data Source
National Museum of American History