Shun Yu Yuan Pao, China, 1241-1252

Shun Yu Yuan Pao, China, 1241-1252

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun yu yuan pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1241-1252
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / YU / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Coin of the Shun Yu period.)
Reverse Image: Yuan character for first year of the period below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: YUAN (Transition: first)
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1241 - 1252
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 24 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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