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Silver Tibet Tangka Antique Dalai Lama Coin Lucky Symbols Ancient China Tibetan

Silver Tibet Tangka Antique Dalai Lama Coin Lucky Symbols Ancient China Tibetan China photo   Category : Coins: World > Asia > China > Empire (up to 1948)
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Numismatic data and valuation estimates provided by gaptul (Jul 8, 2017)
        
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Category : Coins: World > Asia > China > Empire (up to 1948)Id number: 181242
Country/Region of Manufacture: ChinaYear: 1800
Composition: Silver
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size27.4 mm
weight5.2 grams
MaterialSilver
Obverse InscriptionEight-petalled flower with inscription
Reverse InscriptionLotus flower surrounded by eight petals, each of which is inscribed with a.
NotesThis coin was first minted in 1840 to relieve the shortage of coins caused by the cessation of the minting of Qing coins in 1836
"Palace of Celestial Beatitude, Victorious on All Sides" / Large Size Denomination
According to a Chinese reference ' 藏學研究論叢第六輯 - Zang Xue Yan Jiu Lun Cong', (page 87, ISBN7 223 00747 8/2. 46 ) the Qing Government had paid 10,520,000 taels in weight of silver for the Qing troop during the war
The first coin was minted by the order of Regent of the Tibet government Dican Hutuktu
This can only prove that there were at least two mints existed in Tibet during the 1790's. The Tibetan silver coins normally were known as Tangkas, they were minted in Tibet during the period of 1791 to 1946
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