K'ai Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1205-1207

K'ai Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1205-1207

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Description (Brief)
One (1) k'ai hsi t'ung pao coin, Emperor Ning Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1201 - 1205
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ai Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Character for three, third year of the reign, below.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SAN (Translation: third)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1201 - 1205
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU81047.149
catalog number
NU81047.149
accession number
253346
Credit Line
Mendel Peterson
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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