Shao Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1190 - 1194

Shao Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1190 - 1194

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Description (Brief)
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 / HSI / YUAN / PAO (Translation: Original Coin of the Shao Hsi period.)
Reverse Image: Erh character notating the second year of reign below hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ERH (Translation: second )
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Date made
1190 - 1194
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Physical Description
copper (overall material)
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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