Cheng Te T'ung Pao, China, 1506-1522

Cheng Te T'ung Pao, China, 1506-1522

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Description (Brief)
One (1) cheng te t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1506 - 1522
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHENG / TE / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Cheng Te period.)
Reverse Image: Dragon on the left, phoenix on the right
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1506 - 1522
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 48 mm; 1/32 in x 1 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.NU60410.0009
catalog number
NU60410.0009
accession number
222037
Credit Line
Bullowa, Catherine
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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