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Shun Chih T'ung Pao, China, 1644-1662

Shun Chih T'ung Pao, China, 1644-1662

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun chih t'ung pao coin, Emperor Shih Tsu (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1644-1662
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / CHIH / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Shun Chih period.)
Reverse Image: Orthodox script to the right of the hole, Manchu script to the left.
Reverse Text: Romanization: TUNG / TUNG (Translation: for Shan-tung, in which province a mint was established in 1649.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1644-1662
place made
China
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 27.9 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.906
catalog number
32055.906
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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