Ta Ting T'ung Pao, China, 1161-1190

Description (Brief):

One (1) ta ting t'ung pao coin, Emperor Shih Tsung (Chin (Nu-Chen) Tartars Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 1161 - 1190

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / TING / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Ta Ting period.)

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Reverse Image: A rooster, the cyclical character Yu connects with Chi (rooster) which is supposed to exercise an influence over the hour, day, or year in which the cyclical character Yu appears.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 1161 - 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.32055.578Catalog Number: 32055.578Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 25.3 mm; 3/32 in x in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e1f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1828411

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