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Kai Yuan Tong Bao: CM.261-2015

Object information

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Titles

Kai Yuan Tong Bao

Description

Kai Yuan Tong Bao: The Inaugural Currency

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

732 - 907

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 23.54 mm Weight 2.96 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Dot below Tong

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.261-2015
Primary reference Number: 237511
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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

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