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Ch'ien Yu Yuan Pao, China, 1176-1199

Ch'ien Yu Yuan Pao, China, 1176-1199

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ch'ien yu yuan pao coin, Emperor Jen Hsio (Hsia Kuo, Western Hsia Dynasty)
China, 1176 - 1199
Obverse Image: Script read top right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CH'IEN / YU / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Ch'ien Yu period.)
Reverse Image: Horizontal line above whole, characters to right and left.
Reverse Text: Indistinguishable.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1176 - 1199
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU81047.048
catalog number
NU81047.048
accession number
253346
Credit Line
Mendel Peterson
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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