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Kai Yuan Tong Bao: CM.1095-2015

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Kai Yuan Tong Bao


Ruler: Wang Shenzi
Mint: Min



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: from AD 922

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Diameter 39.41 mm Weight 33.32 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 開元通寶 Kai Yuan Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Character Min above central hole; crescent below

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1095-2015
Primary reference Number: 238345
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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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