Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174 - 1189

Shun Hsi Yuan Pao, China, 1174 - 1189

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shun hsi yuan pao coin, Emperor Hsiao Tsung (Southern Sung Dynasty)
China, 1174 - 1190
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: Shih Ssu character above the hole for the fourteenth year of the reign in which the coin was coined.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHIH / SSU (Translation: fourteenth)
Currently not on view
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Date made
1174 - 1190
place made
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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