K'ai Yuan T'ung Pao, China, 841 - 847

Description (Brief):

One (1) k'ai yuan t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Tang Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 841 - 847

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Characters read top, bottom, right, left AND/OR top right bottom left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period or Currency of the inauguration.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Character Lo for Lo-yang above the hole for Hsiung-t'ien Fu.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: LO

Date Made: 841 - 847

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.NU81047.593Catalog Number: NU81047.593Accession Number: 253346

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 25 mm; 1/16 in x 31/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6ae9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1853620

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