Ch'ien Tao Yuan Pao, China, 1165 - 1173

Description (Brief):

One (1) ch'ien tao yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 1165 - 1173

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

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Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'IEN / TAO / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Ch'ien Tao period.)

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Reverse Image: Crescent above hole, dot (star) below.

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Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 1165 - 1173

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

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Credit Line: Mendel Peterson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU81047.472Catalog Number: NU81047.472Accession Number: 253346

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 28.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b2a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1830172

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