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Ta Yuan Tung Pao, China, 1308-1312

Ta Yuan Tung Pao, China, 1308-1312

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Description (Brief)
One (1) ta yuan tung pao coin, Emperor Wu Tsung ( Yuan/Mongol Dynasty)
China, 1308 - 1312
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: TA / YUAN / TUNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Great Yuan.)
Reverse Image: Four Mongolian Characters.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Description
[[Obverse Text]] 大元 通寳
[[Transliteration]] DA / YUAN / TONG / BAO
[[Translation]] Great Yüan General Currency
[[Reverse Text]] N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1308 - 1312
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 mm x 42 mm; 1/8 in x 1 21/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU81047.195
catalog number
NU81047.195
accession number
253346
Credit Line
Mendel Peterson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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