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Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

Hung Wu T'ung Pao, China, 1368-1399

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hung wu t'ung pao coin, Emperor T'ai Tsu (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1368 - 1399
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUNG / WU / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Hung Wu period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character to the right and left of hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH / KUANG (Translation: Tenth / Kuang-tun and Kuang-si)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1368 - 1399
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.6 mm x 44 mm; 3/32 in x 1 23/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.659
catalog number
32055.659
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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