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Huang Sung Yuan Pao, China, 1253-1258

Huang Sung Yuan Pao, China, 1253-1258

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Description (Brief)
One (1) huang sung yuan pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1253 - 1258
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUANG / SUNG / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Huang Sung period.)
Reverse Image: Wu character for fifth year of the period below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WU (Transition: fifth)
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
1253 - 1258
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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