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Wu Zhu: CM.223-2015

Object information

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Wu Zhu




Commonly called E Yan ??(Goose Eye) and Ji Mu ??(Chicken Eye) on account of their diminutive size.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2015-04-27) by North, Jeffrey J.


Circa -73 - Circa -33

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 11.83 mm Weight 0.53 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 銖五 Wu Zhu
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.223-2015
Primary reference Number: 237473
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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