K'ai Yuan, China, 618-626

K'ai Yuan, China, 618-626

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Description (Brief)
One (1) k'ai yuan coin, Emperor Kao Tsu (Tang Dynasty)
China, 618-626
Obverse Image: Text read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: The Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period)
Reverse Image: Two dots (stars?).
Reverse Text:
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
618-627
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.289033.008
catalog number
289033.008
accession number
58975
Credit Line
Prof. Gee, N. Gist
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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