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Xian Feng Zhong Bao: CM.640-2015

Object information

Titles

Xian Feng Zhong Bao

Maker(s)

Wen Zong (1850-61) (Ruler)
Dihua (Mint)

Description

Xian Feng: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1855 - 1857

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 25.97 mm Weight 5.49 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 咸豐重寶 Xian Feng Zhong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu script to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'Di' (of Dihua). Chinese script above and below: ? (Dang 'Value') ? (Ba 'Eight')

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.640-2015
Primary reference Number: 237890
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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