Hsien P'ing Yuan Pao, China, 998-1004

Description (Brief):

One (1) hsien p'ing yuan pao coin, Emperor Chen Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)

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China, 998 - 1004

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

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Obverse Text: Romanization: HSIEN / P'ING / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Currency of the Hsien P'ing period.)

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 998 - 1004

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.66.12872Catalog Number: 66.12872Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 24.8 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-560d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1817618

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