Hartill 16.467 Rare Xuan He Yuan Bao 1119-1125 AD Song Dynasty Emperor Huizong

Hartill 16.467 Rare Xuan He Yuan Bao 1119-1125 AD Song Dynasty Emperor Huizong

Ancient CHINA, 1000 years old bronze cash,

Northern Song Dynasty
Emperor Huizong of Song
Xuan He Yuan Bao, 1119-1125 AD



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Reference: Hartill 16.467

Obv: Xuan He Yuan Bao, Seal Script.


Reign title: HSUAN-HO, AD 1119-1125
 

Emperor Huizong of Song

Emperor Huizong (Emperor Hui-tsung; 7 June 1082 – 4 June 1135) was the eighth and one of the most famous emperors of the Song dynasty of China, with a personal life spent amidst luxury, sophistication and art but ending in tragedy. It was during his reign that the Jurchens of the Jin dynasty invaded, beginning the Jin–Song wars. He was captured by the Jurchens and taken to Manchuria in the Jingkang Incident.


Born Zhao Ji, he was the 11th son of Emperor Shenzong. In February 1100 his older half-brother Emperor Zhezong (哲宗) died without a surviving son, and Huizong succeeded him the next day as emperor. He reigned from 1100 to 1126.


Huizong was famed for his promotion of Taoism. He was also a skilled poet, painter, calligrapher, and musician. He sponsored numerous artists at his court, and the catalogue of his imperial painting collection lists over 6,000 known paintings.

 

 

 

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Hartill 16.467 Rare Xuan He Yuan Bao 1119-1125 AD Song Dynasty Emperor Huizong

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