Chih Tao Yuan Pao, China, 976-997

Description (Brief):

One (1) chih tao yuan pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)

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China, 976 - 997

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Obverse Image: Grass script read top,right, left, bottom

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Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIH / TAO / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Currency of the Chih Tao period.)

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

Description (Brief)

General Information: Written in the orthodox, running hand, or the grass characters.

Date Made: 976 - 997

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.66.12868Catalog Number: 66.12868Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 24.9 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1817599

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