Chih Cheng T'ung Pao, China, 1340-1367

Chih Cheng T'ung Pao, China, 1340-1367

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Description (Brief)
One (1) chih cheng tung pao coin, Emperor Shih Tsu (Yuan/Mongol Dynasty)
China, 1340 - 1367
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left: Value three.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHIH / CHENG / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Chih Cheng period.)
Reverse Image: Mongolian character Ssu above the hole signifying the date of coinage.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SSU (Translation: represents the dates Kuei Ssu (1353))
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Date made
1340 - 1367
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 33.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/16 in
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Credit Line
Mendel Peterson
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East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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