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Kai Yuan Tong Bao: CM.307-2015

Object information

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Titles

Kai Yuan Tong Bao

Maker(s)

Ruler: Li Yu (961-978 AD)

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Description

Kai Yuan Tong Bao: The Inaugural Currency. A small number of these coins were issued by the Kingdom of Min - in lead as well as copper.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: from AD 961

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 24.29 mm Weight 3.62 g

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.307-2015
Primary reference Number: 237557
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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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