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Yong Le Tong Bao: CM.953-2015

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Yong Le Tong Bao


Ruler: Cheng Zu (1403-1424)




Imitation Chinese cash coin cast in Vietnam

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: post AD 1403

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 22.52 mm Weight 2.27 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 永樂通寶 Yong Le Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.953-2015
Primary reference Number: 238203
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 12 September 2019 Updated: Thursday 12 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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