K'ai Ch'ing T'ung Pao, China, 1259-1260

K'ai Ch'ing T'ung Pao, China, 1259-1260

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Description (Brief)
One (1) k'ai ch'ing t'ung pao coin, Emperor Li Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1259 - 1260
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: K'AI / CH'ING / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the K'ai Ch'ing period.)
Reverse Image: Yuan character for first year of the period below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: YUAN (Transition: first)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1259 - 1260
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.NU81047.173
catalog number
NU81047.173
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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