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Guang Xu Zhong Bao: CM.1039-2015

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Guang Xu Zhong Bao


Ruler: De Zong (1875-1908)
Mint: Board of Revenue (East Branch)




Guang Xu: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1875 - 1878

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 30 mm Weight 10.48 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 光緒重寶 Guang Xu Zhong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu script to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'chiowan' (Board of Revenue); Chinese characters signifying value above and below

  • Text: 當 十 Dang Shi (Value Ten)
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1039-2015
Primary reference Number: 238289
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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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