Chia Ching T'ung Pao, China, 1522 - 1567

Chia Ching T'ung Pao, China, 1522 - 1567

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chia ching t'ung pao coin, Emperor Shih Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1522 - 1566
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIA / CHING / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Chia Ching period).
Reverse Image: Orthodox script above and to the right of the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH / YI / LIANG (Translation: Ten, one tael).
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1522 - 1566
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.685
catalog number
32055.685
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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