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Cash (Vietnamese money): CM.FE.2351-R

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Maker(s)

Can Long (1788-1802) (Ruler)

Description

This coin was cast in China's Yunnan province to pay troops sent by Qian Long to fight the Tay Son.

Notes

History note: Ex Gardner collection

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.75 mm
Image(width): 23.75 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1908)

Dating

1788 CE - 1802 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 2.79 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Can Long Thong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: An Nam
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.FE.2351-R
Primary reference Number: 180806
Barker: 98.2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 January 2013 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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