Shun Yu Yuan Pao, China, 1241-1252

Shun Yu Yuan Pao, China, 1241-1252

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun yu yuan pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1241-1252
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / YU / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Coin of the Shun Yu period.)
Reverse Image: Wu character for fifth year of the period below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WU (Transition: fifth)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1241 - 1252
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 26.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.515
catalog number
32055.515
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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