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Xian Chun Yuan Bao: CM.795-2015

Object information


Xian Chun Yuan Bao


Du Zong (1265-1274) (Ruler)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1270 : Xian Yuan era

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 22.87 mm Weight 2.35 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 咸淳元寶 Xian Chun Yuan Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Year of casting: sixth year of the Xian Chun era

  • Text: 六 Liu
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.795-2015
Primary reference Number: 238045
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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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