Chinese Amulet. Ching Dynasty, probably 18th to 19th century.

Ancient Coins - Chinese Amulet. Ching Dynasty, probably 18th to 19th century.
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This is not a coin, but rather an amulet which is more like a good luck charm than a coin.

Date : The style of manufacturing suggest this amulet was made in the 18th or 19th century.

Reference : Schjoth illustrates this type on page 129, #92.

Grade : VF but some encrustations. 

Size : 45.1 mm.  Weight : 28.01 grams.

Obverse : An Inscription which Schjoth translates as :
 
"MAY THE WRATH OF THE GOD OF THUNDER DESTROY THE DEVILS AND SEND DOWN PURITY.  MAY BOGIES BE KILLED AND THUS FREE US FROM EVIL INFLUENCES AND KEEP US ETERNALLY SAFE.  RECEIVE THIS COMMAND FROM T'AI-SHANG LAO-CHUN AND LET IT BE EXECUTED AS FAST AS LU LING.

Reverse : The eight trigrams of the Chinese zodiac, with corrisponding characters.


价格 品种: vcoin6217
US$ 21.50
  • € 18.42
  • £ 16.48
  • AUD 29.14
  • CHF 21.43
  • CAD 28.45

利率: 07/20/18

发货从: Canada
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