Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

Description (Brief):

One (1) hung wu t'ung pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsu (Ming Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 1368 - 1399

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: HUNG / WU / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Hung Wu period.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Orthodox character to the right of the hole.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: ERH / CH'IEN (Translation: two / mace)

Date Made: 1368 - 1399

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.32055.665Catalog Number: 32055.665Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 30 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1828492

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