Ch'ien Tao Yuan Pao, China, 1165-1173

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ch'ien tao yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1165 - 1173
Obverse Image: Orthodox (?) script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'IEN / TAO / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Ch'ien Tao period.)
Reverse Image: unreadable character above hole, dot (star) below.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1165 - 1173
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.289033.067
catalog number
289033.067
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

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