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

Description (Brief):

One (1) k'ai yuan t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Tang Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 841 - 847

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Characters read top, bottom, right, left AND/OR top right bottom left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period or Currency of the inauguration.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Character for Hsuan for Hsuan Chou; crescent or new moon above the hole.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: Hsuan

Date Made: 841-847

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Sebald, William J.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.12841Catalog Number: 66.12841Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a213-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1816698

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