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Chinese Coin

Adoption Number: 1938C413.93

618 AD – 841 AD

This coin was introduced by Emperor Gaozu, the founder of the Tang dynasty. According to legend, the mark on the reverse was the impression left in a mould by a fingernail of the famous concubine Yang Guifei.

Suggested donation: £50.00

Chinese Coin

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Chinese Coin


How can I Adopt an Object?

Each object or artwork has a minimum suggested donation for you to make - from £10 to £5,000. As a thank you for your donation, you will receive a variety of benefits including a certificate of adoption, an information sheet on your object, and a fridge magnet photo of your object as a permanent memento. We'll credit you on our website and for the larger donations you will also receive invitations to exclusive Private Viewings and a print of your image.

And, of course, you can come and visit your object at the museum whenever it's on display.

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