Wan Li T'ung Pao, China, 1573 - 1619

Wan Li T'ung Pao, China, 1573 - 1619

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Description (Brief)
One (1) wan li t'ung pao coin, Emperor Shen Tsung (Ming Dynasty)
China, 1573 - 1619
Obverse Image: Orthodox script read top, bottom, right, left: value two.
Obverse Text: Romanization: WAN / LI / T'UNG / PAO (Translation: Currency of the Wan Li Period)
Reverse Image: Orthodox character to the right of the hole.
Reverse Text: Romanization: LI (Translation: for the 1,000 part of a tael)
Currently not on view
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1573 - 1619
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Physical Description
bronze (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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