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Qing Yuan Tong Bao: CM.1262-2015

Object information

Titles

Qing Yuan Tong Bao

Maker(s)

Guang Zong (1189-1194) (Ruler)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1195 : Qing Yuan era

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 29.14 mm Weight 6.86 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 慶元通寶 Qing Yuan Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Year of casting below central hole: first year of the Qing Yuan era

  • Text: 元 Yuan
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1262-2015
Primary reference Number: 238512
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) "Qing Yuan Tong Bao" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/238512 Accessed: 2022-07-02 19:04:41

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