Wado Kaichin, Japan, 708

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Description (Brief)
One (1) wado kaichin coin, Empress Gemmyo
Japan, 708
Obverse Image: Chinese orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: WA / DO / KAI / CHIN (Translation: Japanese Copper Initial Treasure).
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Wado kaichin were modeled on Chiense Kai Yuan Tung Bo of the T'ang Dynasty (618 - 907).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
708
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.9 mm x 23 mm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.13384
catalog number
66.13384
accession number
268682
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History