Hsi Ning Yuan Pao, China, 1068-1078

Hsi Ning Yuan Pao, China, 1068-1078

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hsi ning yuan pao coin, Emperor Shen Tsung (Northern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1068 - 1078
Obverse Image: Seal script read top, right, bottom, left; rosette-formed hole.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HSI / NING / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Hsi Ning period.)
Reverse Image: N/A
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
1068 - 1078
place made
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 25 mm; 1/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Mendel Peterson
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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