Cheng Lung Yuan Pao

Description (Brief):

One (1) cheng lung yuan pao coin, Emperor Wan-yen Liang (Chin (Nu-Chen) Tartars Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 1156 - 1161

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: CHENG / LUNG / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Cheng Lung period.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Yi character for first year of reign.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: YI (Translation: first)

Date Made: 1156 - 1161Associated Date: 1156 - 1160

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

Related Event: Reign of the Northern Sung Dynasty


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.66.13172Catalog Number: 66.13172Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coinObject Type: coins

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


Record Id: nmah_935977

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