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Xian Feng Tong Bao: CM.614-2015

Object information

Titles

Xian Feng Tong Bao

Maker(s)

Wen Zong (1850-61) (Ruler)
Board of Works (New Branch) (Mint)

Description

Xian Feng: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1851 - 1853

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 23.86 mm Weight 4.52 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 咸豐通寶 Xian Feng Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu script to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'Yuwan' (Board of Works)

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.614-2015
Primary reference Number: 237864
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Xian Feng Tong Bao" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/237864 Accessed: 2022-06-29 14:51:01

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