Hsien Shun Yuan Pa, China, 1265-1275

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hsien shun yuan pao coin, Emperor Tu Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1265 - 1275
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HSIEN / SHUN / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Coin of the Hsien Shun period.)
Reverse Image: Ch'i character above the hole for the seventh year of the reign in which the coin was coined.
Reverse Text: Romanization: CH'I (Translation: seven)
Currently not on view
Date made
1265 - 1275
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 27.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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