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Dublin Core

Title

Money: coin

Description

One circular coin. Square central hole. Obverse presents four worn and corroded Chinese characters 紹興元寶 (shaoxing yuanbao). Lower inner circumference of coin worn through in two places. From the Shaoxing era (1131-1162 AD) of the reign of Emperor Gaozong (1127-1162 AD).

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

29.11mm (dia)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.948.2

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Period

Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 AD)

Collection

Citation

“Money: coin,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed January 22, 2020, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/405.