Chih Cheng Chih Pao, China, 1333 - 1341

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chih cheng chih pao Coin, Emperor Shun Ti (Yuan/Mongol Dynasty)
China, 1333 - 1341 (later copy)
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIH / CHENG / CHIH / PAO (Translation: Coin of the Chih Cheng period.)
Reverse Image: Five Orthodox characters, two on right and left, one at top, center.
Reverse Text: Romanization: CH'UAN / CH'AO / WU / CHIEN / CHI (Translation: Equal to five mace, luck.)
Currently not on view
Date made
1333 - 1341
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 4 mm x 75 mm; 5/32 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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