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K'ai Yuan, China, 618 - 626

K'ai Yuan, China, 618 - 626

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Description (Brief)
One (1) K'ai Yuan Coin, Emperor Kao Tsu (Tang Dynasty)
China, 618-626
Obverse Image: Text read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / YUAN / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: The Currency of the K'ai Yuan Period)
Reverse Image: Crescent or new moon.
Reverse Text:
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
618-626
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.12816
catalog number
66.12816
accession number
268682
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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