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Tablet, China, 1253 - 1275

Tablet, China, 1253 - 1275

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Description (Brief)
One (1) tablet, Sung Dynasty
China, 1253 - 1275
Obverse Image: Orthodox script in three columns, tablet is pierced at top.
Obverse Text: [Needs translation:]
Reverse Image: Orthodox and Seal script.
Reverse Text: [Needs translation]
General Information: Identification tablet for troops.
[[obverse text]] (top)左右宿直將軍司 (bottom)左右宿直將軍司印 [[transliteration]] (top) ZUO / YOU / SU / ZHI / JIANG / JUN / SI (bottom) ZUO / YOU / SU / ZHI / JIANG / JUN / SI / YIN
[[reverse text]] (right)日字第三十二号 (left)得入第壹重門 (middle)奉禦 (bottom)從人牌子 [[transliteration]] (right) RI / ZI / DI / SAN / SHI / ER / HAO (left) DE / RU / DI / YI / CHONG / MEN (middle) FENG / YU (bottom) CONG / REN / PAI / ZI
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Object Name
date made
1253 - 1275
period of administration
1253 - 1275
place made
associated place
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
overall: 145 mm x 53 mm x 3 mm; 5 23/32 in x 2 3/32 in x 1/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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