Huang Sung T'ung Pao, China, 1038-1040

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Description (Brief)
One (1) huang sung t'ung pao coin, Emperor Jen Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1038 - 1040
Obverse Image: Seal script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUANG / SUNG / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: The Imperial Coinage of Sung.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: The new year title was Pao Yuan but a repetition in the cash legend of the character Pao was bad form, thus Huang Sung T'ung Pao was chosen for the coinage.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1038 - 1040
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.289033.024
catalog number
289033.024
accession number
58975
Credit Line
Prof. Gee, N. Gist
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History