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Shao Hsing Yuan Pao, China, 1190 - 1194

Shao Hsing Yuan Pao, China, 1190 - 1194

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One (1) Shao Hsi Yuan Pao Coin, Emperor Kuang Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1190-1194
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left :value two.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHAO / HSING / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Coin of the Shao Hsing period.)
Reverse Image: San character notating the second year of reign.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ERH (Translation: second )
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1190-1194
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 29.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU81047.419
catalog number
NU81047.419
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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