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K'ang Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1662-1722

K'ang Hsi T'ung Pao, China, 1662-1722

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Description (Brief)
One (1) k'ang hsi t'ung pao coin, Emperor Sheng Tsu Jen Huang Ti (Ch'ing/Qing)
China, 1662-1722
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'ANG / HSI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ang Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Manchu script to the left and Orthodox script to the right of the hole
Reverse Text: Romanization: YUAN / YUAN (Translation: for T'ai-yuan Fu in the province of Shan-hsi, where a mint was opened in 1645.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1662-1722
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 28 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.32055.926
catalog number
32055.926
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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