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Shun T'ien Yuan Pao, China, ca 761

Shun T'ien Yuan Pao, China, ca 761

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun t'ien yuan pao coin, Shih Ssu-ming (Tsung Insurgent)
China, ca 761
Obverse Image: Characters read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / T'IEN / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original currency of the Shun T'ien ( in accord with heaven) period)
Reverse Image: Crescent or new moon above hole.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
ca 761
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 36.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 7/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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