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Qian Long Tong Bao: CM.1399-2015

Object information

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Qian Long Tong Bao


Ruler: Gao Zong (1736-1795)
Mint: Ili




Qian Long: reign/era title. Posthumous issue, under Xuan Zong.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1825 - 1850

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 24 mm Weight 4.83 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 乾隆通寶 Qian Long Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu script to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'I' (of Ili). Dot above.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1399-2015
Primary reference Number: 238648
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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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