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Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174 - 1189

Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174 - 1189

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One (1) shun hsi yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1174 - 1189
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, right, bottom, left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: SHUN / HSI / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original coin of the Shun Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Character for sixteen, sixteenth year of the period, above and below the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH / LIU (Translation: sixteenth)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1174 - 1189
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.0324
catalog number
2017.0060.0324
accession number
2017.0060
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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