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Huang Sung T'ung Pao, China, 1038-1040

Huang Sung T'ung Pao, China, 1038-1040

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Description (Brief)
One (1) huang sung t'ung pao coin, Emperor Jen Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1038 - 1040
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HUANG / SUNG / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: The Imperial Coinage of Sung.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: The new year title was Pao Yuan but a repetition in the cash legend of the character Pao was bad form, thus Huang Sung T'ung Pao was chosen for the coinage.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1038 - 1040
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.NU81047.087
catalog number
NU81047.087
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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