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Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hung wu t'ung pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsu (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1368 - 1399
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUNG / WU / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Hung Wu period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox characters above the hole and to the left and right, difficult to read.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH / ? / WU (archaic script) (Tranlation: tenth / ? / five)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1368 - 1399
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 44.3 mm; 3/32 in x 1 3/4 in
ID Number
NU.66.13210
catalog number
66.13210
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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