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T'ien Yu T'ung Pao, China, 1353-1367

T'ien Yu T'ung Pao, China, 1353-1367

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Description (Brief)
One (1) t'ien yu t'ung pao coin, Chang Shi-Ch'eng (Wu Chu, Ruler of Wu)
China, 1353 - 1367
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: T'IEN / YU / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the T'ien Yu period.)
Reverse Image: Mongolian character for five above the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: WU (Translation: fifth)
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
1353 - 1367
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 38.9 mm; 1/32 in x 1 17/32 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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