Shun Hua Yuan Pao, China, 976-997

Shun Hua Yuan Pao, China, 976-997

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun hua yuan pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)
China, 976 - 997
Obverse Image: Script read top,right, left, bottom
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / HUA / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Currency of the Shun Hua period.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Written in the orthodox, running hand, or the grass characters.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
976 - 997
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 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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