Kai Yuan T'ung Pao, China, 961-978

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One (1) kai yuan t'ung pao coin, Emperor Li Yu (The Southern T'ang)

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China, 961 - 978

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Obverse Image: Script read top, bottom, right, left.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: KAI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Kai Yuan Period )

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 961 - 978

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

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

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Credit Line: Sebald, William J.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.12852Catalog Number: 66.12852Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e0fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1817237

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