Chien Shih Ting Yu, China, 37 - 25 BCE

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chien shih ting yu coin, Emperor Ch'eng Ti (Han Dynasty)
China, 37 - 25 BCE (19th Century)
Obverse Image: Seal characters read right, top, left, crescent below.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIEN / SHIH / TING / YU (Translation: The Ting Yu year of the Chien Shih period of the Emperor Ch'eng Ti, Wu Zhu.)
Reverse Image: Seal characters read bottom, top, left, right.
Reverse Text: Romanization: P'ING / SHIH / WU / CH'IEN (Translation: Ten equal to five thousand.)
Location
Currently not on view
date on coin
37 - 25 BCE
associated date
1830
head of government
Chien Shih Ting Yu
Ch'eng Ti
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 mm x 141 mm; 5/32 in x 5 9/16 in
ID Number
NU.66.12782
catalog number
66.12782
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

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