Chia Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1237-1240

Chia Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1237-1240

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chia hsi t'ung pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1237 - 1240
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIA / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Chia Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Ssu character for fourth year of the period below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SSU (Transition: fourth)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1237 - 1240
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
NU.32055.501
catalog number
32055.501
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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