Coins from the ANS collection

During USA tour on August 1998 I visited the American Numismatic Society and made photo of two interesting and rare coins by kind permission and assistance of Michael Bates and David Jen.

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Qing dynasty Palace coin.

Obverse: Xuan Tong Tong Bao

Reverse: Tian Xia Tai Ping

Diameter: 50 mm
Weight: 65.748 g

ANS Number 0000.999.42008

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Xi Xia dynasty coin.

Obverse: Tian Qing Yuan Bao (in Tangut script)

Reverse: plain

Diameter: 24 mm
Weight: 4.153 g

ANS Number 1998.81.4 (Gift of David Jen)

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