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T'ien Ch'i T'ung Pao, China, 1621-1628

T'ien Ch'i T'ung Pao, China, 1621-1628

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Description (Brief)
One (1) t'ien ch'i t'ung pao coin, Emperor Hsi Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1621-1628
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left: value two.
Obverse Text: Romanization: T'IEN / CH'I / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the T'ien Ch'i Period)
Reverse Image: Orthodox characters above the hole and to the right and left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HSIN / YI / CH'IEN / YI / FEN (Translation: for "New" issue / One mace / one candareen)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1621 - 1628
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 23.5 mm; 1/32 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.32055.707
catalog number
32055.707
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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