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Guang Xu Tong Bao: CM.701-2015

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Guang Xu Tong Bao


Ruler: De Zong (1875-1908)
Mint: Xi'an




Guang Xu: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1887 - 1888

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 21.95 mm Weight 3.55 g

Inscription or legends present

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

Inscription present: Manchu characters to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'Shan' (of Shaanxi).

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.701-2015
Primary reference Number: 237951
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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