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Huichang Kai Yuan: CM.280-2015

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Huichang Kai Yuan

Maker(s)

Ruler: Wuzong (840-846 AD)
Mint: Dongchuan

Entities

Categories

Description

Kai Yuan Tong Bao: The Inaugural Currency

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

845 - 846

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 24.01 mm Weight 3.99 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text:  開元通寶 Kai Yuan Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Mint name

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.280-2015
Primary reference Number: 237530
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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