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Numismatics
Ruler: Song Taizu, Emperor of China, Chinese, 927–976, ruled 960–76

Tongbao of Emperor Taizu from Unknown

960–76

Bronze

3.37 g, 24.4 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897, Collection
2001.87.32897
Geography: 
Made in China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
10th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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