Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hung wu t'ung pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsu (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1368 - 1399
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUNG / WU / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Hung Wu period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character to the right of hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WU / CH'IEN (Translation: Five mace)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1368 - 1399
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.3 mm x 41 mm; 3/32 in x 1 5/8 in
ID Number
NU.32055.660
catalog number
32055.660
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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