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ID:     14-4-u-2-8-24-9
Type:     Ancient and Medieval Far East
Region:     Tang Dynasty
City:     Kai Yuan Middle Types
Date Ruled:     AD 618-907
Denomination:     iron cash
Struck / Cast:     cast
Date Struck:     AD 718-32
Diameter:     24.9 mm
Weight:     2.8 g
Obverse Legend:     Kao Yuan Tong Bao
Obverse Description:     inaugural money
Reverse Legend:     none
Reverse Description:     inner and outer rim, smile crescent above
Primary Reference:     h 14.4 U var iron
Photograph Credit:     Ted Puls
Grade:     vg
Notes:     iron of type of middle era of minting