China, Song Dynasty, Emperor Shenzong (1067-1085 CE), Xi Ning Yuan Bao (1068-1077 CE), Cash Coins(C)

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China, Song Dynasty, Emperor Shenzong (1067-1085 CE), Xi Ning Yuan Bao (1068-1077 CE), Cash Coins(C)

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  • Order Code: CHIN-SUNG-YY
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  • Metal: Brass
  • Obverse: Chinese characters - uniface
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Contact between China and Europe had largely been broken since the Roman era. However in 1081, Chinese records indicate that Shenzong received a diplomatic mission from the Byzantine emperor, Michael VII Doukas.