1 Cash - Tiansheng Yuanbao; Seal script

1 Cash - Tiansheng (Yuanbao; Seal script) -  obverse1 Cash - Tiansheng (Yuanbao; Seal script) -  reverse

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Country Empire of China
Emperor Renzong (1022-1063, Northern Song dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1023-1031
Value 1 Cash (1)
Currency Cash (621-1912)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.80 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round with a square hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Hartill# 16.73,
David Hartill; 2017. Cast Chinese Coins (2nd edition). New Generation Publishing, London, United Kingdom.
FD# 896,
Fubao Ding, George Albert Fisher; 1990. Fisher's Ding. G. A. Fisher, Littleton, Colorado, USA.
Schjoth# 484
Fredrik Schjöth; 1976. Chinese Currency. Andrew Publishing Co., London, United Kingdom.


Four Chinese ideograms read clockwise (in Seal script).

寶 聖

Tian Sheng Yuan Bao
Tiansheng (1st era of Renzong, 1023-1032) / Original currency


Blank (uniface).




Datong Mint, Taiyuan, modern-day Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
Fengguo Mint, Jianzhou, modern-day Jian'ou, Fujian, China
Guangning Mint, Jiangzhou, modern-day Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
Jinzhou Mint, modern-day Linfen, Shanxi, China
Shizhou Mint, modern-day Lishi, Shanxi, China
Yongfeng Mint, Chizhou, modern-day Guichi, Anhui, China
Yongping Mint, Raozhou, modern-day Boyang, Jiangxi, China

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