K'ai Yuan T'ung Pao, China, 841 - 847

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Description (Brief)
One (1)k'ai yuan t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Tang Dynasty)
China, 841 - 847
Obverse Image: Characters read top, bottom, right, left AND/OR top right bottom left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period or Currency of the inauguration.)
Reverse Image: Character Lan for Liang Chou below the hole, written sideways.
Reverse Text: Romanization: LIANG
Currently not on view
Date made
841 - 847
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Data Source
National Museum of American History