Chia Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1237-1240

Chia Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1237-1240

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chia hsi t'ung pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1237 - 1240
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIA / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Chia Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Yuan character for first year of the period below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: YUAN (Transition: first)
Currently not on view
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Date made
1237 - 1240
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 29 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 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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