Lung Feng T'ung Pao, China, 1355-1366

Description (Brief):

One (1) lung feng t'ung pao coin, Han Lin-Erh, (Sung Chu, Ruler of Sung)

Description (Brief)

China, 1355 - 1366

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: LUNG / FENG / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Lung Feng period.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Orthodox character above the hole with a crescent below.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: YUNG (Translation: Everlasting)

Date Made: 1355 - 1366

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.32055.620Catalog Number: 32055.620Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1828449

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