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Chi Ho Yuan Pao, China, 1054-1056

Chi Ho Yuan Pao, China, 1054-1056

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chi ho yuan pao coin, Emperor Jen Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1054 - 1056
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHI / HO / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Chih Ho period.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1054 - 1056
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.32055.268
catalog number
32055.268
accession number
32055
Credit Line
Bequest of George B. Glover
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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