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Guang Xu Tong Bao: CM.663-2015

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Guang Xu Tong Bao


Ruler: De Zong (1875-1908)
Mint: Board of Revenue (North Branch)




Guang Xu: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1887 - 1898

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 22.61 mm Weight 3.72 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 光緒通寶 Guang Xu Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu script to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'Chiowan' (Board of Revenue).

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.663-2015
Primary reference Number: 237913
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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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