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ID:     h175969g282m
Type:     Ancient and Medieval Far East
Region:     Southern Sung Dynasty
City:     Emperor Gao Zong
Issuer:     Shao Xing Era
Date Ruled:     1131-1162 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     large cash
Struck / Cast:     cast
Date Struck:     1131-62
Diameter:     28.2 mm
Weight:     6.9 g
Obverse Legend:     Shao Xing tong bao
Obverse Description:     four characters tbrl
Reverse Legend:     4 to right
Reverse Description:     inner and outer rims, mint mark to right=4
Primary Reference:     H 17-059
Reference2:     G nl
Photograph Credit:     Ted Puls
Grade:     vf
Notes:     very rare coin type