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Chun You Yuan Bao: CM.768-2015

Object information


Chun You Yuan Bao


Li Zong (1224-1264) (Ruler)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1243 : Chun You era

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 24.15 mm Weight 3.49 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 淳祐元寶 Chun You Yuan Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Year of casting: third year of the Chun You era.

  • Text: 三 San
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.768-2015
Primary reference Number: 238018
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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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