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Tai Ping Tian Guo: CM.1020-2015

Object information

Titles

Tai Ping Tian Guo

Description

Probably an amulet or charm, its central design and legend (???? Tai Ping Tian Guo: Tai Ping Heavenly Kingdom) based on Taiping cash coins.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1850 - 1864

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 71.96 mm Weight 119.13 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Legend surrounded by wreath border.

  • Text: 太平天国Tai Ping Tian Guo
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend surrounded by border.

  • Text: Sheng Pao
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1020-2015
Primary reference Number: 238270
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Tai Ping Tian Guo" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/238270 Accessed: 2022-06-29 13:28:52

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