An Error Yuan Feng T'ung Pao Coin

Vladimir Belyaev
November 28, 1998
Obverse: Yuan Feng T'ung Pao

Yuan Feng Tong Bao
Style of inscription - grass

Reverse: plain

Weight 3.1 g
Size: 23.5 x 24 mm

It is coin with the legend of Yuan Feng T'ung Pao period (a.d.1078-85) of Shen Tsung Emperor (a.d.1068-85) of the Nothern Sung dynasty.
An interesting peculiarity of this coin is an oval shape, received probably during casting in the broken clay mould.
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