Wado Kaichin, Japan, 708

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One (1) wado kaichin coin, Empress Gemmyo

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Japan, 708

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Obverse Image: Chinese orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: WA / DO / KAI / CHIN (Translation: Japanese Copper Initial Treasure).

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Reverse Image: N/A

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Reverse Text: N/A

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General Information: Wado kaichin were modeled on Chiense Kai Yuan Tung Bo of the T'ang Dynasty (618 - 907).

Date Made: 708

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Sebald, William J.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.13382Catalog Number: 66.13382Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 23 mm; 1/32 in x 29/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-2988-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1841914

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