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T'ai P'ing T'ien Kuo, China, 1851 - 1864

T'ai P'ing T'ien Kuo, China, 1851 - 1864

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One (1) t'ai p'ing t'ien kuo coin, Hung Hsiu Ch'uan (T'ai P'ing Rebel)
China, 1851-1864
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read right, left, top, bottom.
Obverse Text: Romanization: T'AI / P'ING / T'IEN / KUO (Translation: Celestial Kingdom of Great Peace.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox script read right to left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHENG / PAO (Translation: Sacred coinage).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1851 - 1864
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 22 mm; 1/32 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.77.61.511
catalog number
77.61.511
accession number
1977.0796
Credit Line
Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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