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ID:     15-97
Type:     Ancient and Medieval Far East
Region:     Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
City:     Southern Tang Kingdom
Issuer:     Emperor Yuan Zu
Date Ruled:     AD 943-61
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     cash
Date Struck:     959-75
Diameter:     21 mm
Weight:     2.8 g
Obverse Legend:     Ta Tang tong bao
Obverse Description:     Great Tang money
Reverse Legend:     none
Reverse Description:     crescent above,Inner and outer rim, nice cuprite coating
Primary Reference:     H 15. 97
Reference2:     S
Reference3:     FD
Photograph Credit:     Ted Puls
Grade:     vf