Shun T'ien Yuan Pao, China, ca 761

Description (Brief):

One (1) shun t'ien yuan pao coin, Shih Ssu-ming (Tsung Insurgent)

Description (Brief)

China, ca 761

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Characters read top, right, bottom, left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / T'IEN / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original currency of the Shun T'ien ( in accord with heaven) period)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Crescent or new moon above hole.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: ca 761

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: Mendel Peterson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU81047.405Catalog Number: NU81047.405Accession Number: 253346

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 27.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1829542

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