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Xuan Tong Tong Bao: CM.852-2015

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Xuan Tong Tong Bao


Ruler: Pu Yi (1909-1912)
Mint: Yunnan




Xuan Tong: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1909 - 1911

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 18.86 mm Weight 1.88 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 宣統通寶 Xuan Tong Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: 山(Shan) above
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.852-2015
Primary reference Number: 238102
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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