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Guang Xu Tong Bao / Tian Xia Tai Ping: CM.1156-2015

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Guang Xu Tong Bao / Tian Xia Tai Ping

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Description

Tian Xia Tai Ping (Peace on Earth) coins carry the reign/era titles of the Qian Long, Jia Qing, Dao Guang, Xian Feng, Tong Zhi, Guang Xu and Xuan Tong emperors on the obverse. Some are Board of Revenue products; others unofficial. They were used for presentation in the Palace of Ancestral Worship, each wrapped in a piece of rectangular cloth.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: post AD 1875

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 47.31 mm Weight 35.72 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 光绪通寶 Guang Xu Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: 天下太平 Tian Xia Tai Ping (Peace on Earth)
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1156-2015
Primary reference Number: 238406
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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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