Ta Chung T'ung Pao, China, 1364-1367

Ta Chung T'ung Pao, China, 1364-1367

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ta chung t'ung pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsu (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1364 - 1367
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / CHUNG / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Ta Chung period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character above hole and to the right.
Reverse Text: Romanization: CHING / SHIH (Translation: Ching, the capitol city, ten)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1364 - 1367
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 45 mm; 3/32 in x 1 25/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.641
catalog number
32055.641
accession number
32055
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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