Chia Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1237-1241

Chia Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1237-1241

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chia hsi t'ung pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1237 - 1241
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIA / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Chia Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Character for ten, tenth year of the period, to the left of the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH (Translation: ten )
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1237 - 1241
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 21.5 mm; 1/32 in x 27/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU81047.181
catalog number
NU81047.181
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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