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Ta Ting T'ung Pao, China, 1161-1190

Ta Ting T'ung Pao, China, 1161-1190

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ta ting t'ung pao coin, Emperor Shih Tsung (Chin (Nu-Chen) Tartars Dynasty)
China, 1161 - 1190
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / TING / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Ta Ting period.)
Reverse Image: A rooster, the cyclical character Yu connects with Chi (rooster) which is supposed to exercise an influence over the hour, day, or year in which the cyclical character Yu appears.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1161 - 1190
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 25.3 mm; 3/32 in x in
ID Number
NU.32055.578
catalog number
32055.578
accession number
32055
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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