Chien Shih Ting Yu, China, 37 - 25 BCE

Description (Brief):

One (1) chien shih ting yu coin, Emperor Ch'eng Ti (Han Dynasty)

Description (Brief)

China, 37 - 25 BCE (19th Century)

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Seal characters read right, top, left, crescent below.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIEN / SHIH / TING / YU (Translation: The Ting Yu year of the Chien Shih period of the Emperor Ch'eng Ti, Wu Zhu.)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Seal characters read bottom, top, left, right.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: P'ING / SHIH / WU / CH'IEN (Translation: Ten equal to five thousand.)

Date On Coin: 37 - 25 BCEAssociated Date: 1830

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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.66.12782Catalog Number: 66.12782Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 mm x 141 mm; 5/32 in x 5 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_936232

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