Silver Tibet Tangka Antique Dalai LAMA Coin LUCKY Symbols Ancient China Tibetan
Antique TIBET Dalai LAMA Silver Coin with LUCKY Symbols
size: 27.4 mm; weight: 5.2 grams; Material: Silver
Obverse Inscription : Eight-petalled flower with inscription...
Notes : This coin was first minted in 1840 to relieve the shortage of coins caused by the cessation of the minting of Qing coins in 1836. This coin continued to be used for eighty-five years, up to the ... in 1925. It was thus both the most widely circulated Tibetan coin.
Desirable Genuine Old Silver Ga-Den Tanka of Tibet / Minted from 1840 Under the Authority of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thupten Gyatso / Featuring a Lotus Flower with Eight Lucky Symbols and a Spiritual Inscription... "Palace of Celestial Beatitude, Victorious on All Sides" / Large Size Denomination
Tibetan Tangka Coins
Tibet is located on the Tibetan plateau of Central Asia. It is known as 'the Land of Snows' or 'the Rooftop of the World'. To the West, Tibet has represented a forbidden land of strangers and or an exotic region of mystery. I agree that Tibet is mysterious in a way few other places are.