Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hung wu t'ung pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsu (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1368 - 1399
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUNG / WU / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Hung Wu period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character above the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: KEUI (Translation: for Kuei-lin and Kuangsi)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1368 - 1399
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.13206
accession number
268682
catalog number
66.13206
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

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