Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174-1190

Description (Brief):

One (1) shun hsi yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 1174 - 1190

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / HSI / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Shun Hsi period.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Pa character above the hole for the eighth year of the reign in which the coin was coined.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: PA (Translation: eighth)

Date Made: 1174 - 1190

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: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.395Catalog Number: 32055.395Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 27 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1828237

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