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Nineteen Far Eastern coins:: CM.705-2006

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Nineteen Far Eastern coins:


Gao Zong (1736-1795) (Ruler)
Ushi (Mint)
Ushi (China) (Mint)


China, Xinjiang province, Æ cash, Emperor Gao Zong (1736-95), Ushi mint, 1771-98 (Hartill 22.432; Zhu 187), 5.24g. From Early World Coins List 43, no. 112.


History note: Tye 2006 List 43 No 112

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 25.29 mm
Image(width): 25.63 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Ushi (China)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2006-11-20) by Tye, Robert


1771 - 1798 1798

Components of the work

Object: composed of copper Weight 5.24 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Manchu/Turkic

  • Text: Ushi / Ush
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.705-2006
Primary reference Number: 174043
Hartill: 22.432
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Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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