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ID:     h1618538g239m
Type:     Ancient and Medieval Far East
Region:     Northern Sung Dynasty
City:     Emperor Shen Zong
Issuer:     Xi Ning Era
Date Ruled:     1068-85
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     cash
Struck / Cast:     cast
Date Struck:     1068-85
Diameter:     23.9 mm
Weight:     3.8 g
Obverse Legend:     Xi Ning yuan bao
Obverse Description:     4 characters top to bottom, left to right
Reverse Legend:     Heng
Reverse Description:     rims with corner spikes
Primary Reference:     H 16.185
Photograph Credit:     Ted Puls
Grade:     vf/
Notes:     ceremonial purpose not understood by me