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Kublai Khan (1260-94)

Yuan dynasty, Qubilay (Kublai) Khan (1260-94), silver cash, Da Chao Tong Bao (Fisher Ding 1696), dia. 22mm. The earliest coin of the Yuan (Mongal) dynasty and the only Chinese cash produced in silver.

Part of a collection of 556 Chinese coins given by Christopher Jeeps, through the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1999