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Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174-1190

Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174-1190

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun hsi yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1174 - 1190
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / HSI / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Shun Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Crescent above the hole, dot below.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1174 - 1190
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 28.3 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/8 in
ID Number
NU.32055.390
catalog number
32055.390
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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