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, 1237-1241
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIA / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Chia Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: San character for third year of the period above the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SAN (Transition: third)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1237 - 1241
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 24.5 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.503
catalog number
32055.503
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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