Cheng Te T'ung Pao, China, 1506-1522

Cheng Te T'ung Pao, China, 1506-1522

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Description (Brief)
One (1) cheng te t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1506 - 1522
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHENG / TE / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Cheng Te period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox characters above and below the hole, also on the right and the left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WEN / FU / T'IEN / HSIA / T'AI / P'ING / ???? (Translation: ? / The empire at peace / the mailed horse brings Heaven's pardon)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1506 - 1522
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.32055.680
catalog number
32055.680
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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