T'ien Ch'i T'ung Pao, China, 1621-1628

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Description (Brief)
One (1) t'ien ch'i t'ung pao coin, Emperor Hsi Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1621 - 1628
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: T'IEN / CH'I / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the T'ai Ch'ang Period)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character representing the Board of Works.
Reverse Text: Romanization: KUNG
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1621 - 1628
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 26 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.289033.071
catalog number
289033.071
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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