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Guang Xu Tong Bao: CM.693-2015

Object information

Titles

Guang Xu Tong Bao

Maker(s)

De Zong (1875-1908) (Ruler)
Changsha (Mint)

Description

Guang Xu: reign/era title.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1896 - 1899

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Diameter 21.96 mm Weight 2.21 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 光緒通寶 Guang Xu Tong Bao
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Manchu characters to left and right of central hole: 'Boo' (Treasure) 'Nan' (of Hunan).

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.693-2015
Primary reference Number: 237943
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) "Guang Xu Tong Bao" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/237943 Accessed: 2022-05-25 01:54:41

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