Shao Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1190-1194

Shao Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1190-1194

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shao hsi t'ung 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: Wu character for fifth year of reign.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WU (Translation: fifth)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1190 - 1194
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.415
catalog number
32055.415
accession number
32055
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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