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Song Yuan Tong Bao: CM.370-2015

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Song Yuan Tong Bao


Ruler: Tai Zu (960-976 AD)




Song Yuan: Inaugruation of Song (Song Inaugural Currency)

Acquisition and important dates

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


960 - 976

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 25.14 mm Weight 3.92 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 宋元通寶 Song Yuan Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Dot to left of central hole

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.370-2015
Primary reference Number: 237620
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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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