- Japanese: 大世通宝 (ooyo tsuuhou, daise tsuuhou, taise tsuuhou)
The daise tsûhô was a currency produced in the Ryûkyû Kingdom in the 15th century, during the reign of Shô Taikyû. The characters 「永楽」 (J: eiraku, C: yongle) were scratched off of the widely circulating Chinese yongle tongbao (J: eiraku tsûhô) coins, and replaced with 「大世」 (ooyo) - Shô Taikyû's divine name being Ôyo-no-nushi (大世主) - to produce these specifically Ryukyuan coins.
The coins were roughly 2.3 cm in diameter.
- Gallery labels at Tokyo National Museum, August 2013.
- "Taise tsûhô," Okinawa Compact Encyclopedia 沖縄コンパクト事典, Ryukyu Shimpo, 1 March 2003.