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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-VAR0017
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Michael D. O'Hara
Maker:  Wanyan Liang
Denomination:  One wen
Culture:  Jurchen Jin
Date made:  1149-1161
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.95
Provenance:  Gift of Michael D. O'Hara 23rd December 1998.
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Description:  Square central hole, diameter 0.5x0.5

Inscriptions:  Obverse: 正元通寶 (zhèng yuán tōng băo) "zheng yuan (Two different era names being refered to? Literally: 'origin of justice'?) currency (Literally: 'moving treasure')"

2 Related People

Michael D. O'Hara

12 June 1937
04 September 2014
Wanyan Liang
Jin
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