Cheng Te T'ung Pao, China, 1506-1522

Cheng Te T'ung Pao, China, 1506-1522

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Description (Brief)
One (1) cheng te t'ung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1506 - 1522
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left; dragon and phoenix along the rim.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHENG / TE / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Cheng Te period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character above the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WEN
Description
[[Obverse Text]] 正德通寶 [[Transliteration]] ZHENG / DE / TONG / BAO [[Translation]] Currency of the Zheng De mint
[[Reverse Text]] 文 [[Transliteration]] WEN
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1506 - 1522
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 32 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/4 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.693
accession number
1977.0796
catalog number
77.61.693
Credit Line
Stack Family
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National Museum of American History
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