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Xian Feng Tong Bao: CM.1076-2015

Object information

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Xian Feng Tong Bao


Ruler: Wen Zong (1850-61)
Mint: Suzhou




Xian Feng: reign/era title

Acquisition and important dates

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


1854 - 1855

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 53 mm Weight 42.54 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 咸豐通寶 Xian Feng Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu script to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'Su' (of Jiangsu). Chinese characters of value above and below.

  • Text: 當五十 Dang Wu Shi (Value Fifty)
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1076-2015
Primary reference Number: 238326
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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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