China Amulet against sickness, probably 19th century.

Ancient Coins - China Amulet against sickness, probably 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 this amulet is 18th to 19th century, but the casting quality suggests a date in the 19th century.

Reference : Mitchiner (non-islamic) #4107.

Grade : VF with two casting holes.

Size : 46.7 mm.  Weight : 27.87 grams.

Obverse : The five dangrous animals (Tiger, snake, toad, spider and scorpion).

Reverse : Old man possible representing Chan T'ien-hsi, playing a flut, with an inscription that translates as "WHO AVOIDS THESE DANGERS WILL BE HAPPY".

Price SKU: vcoin4107
US$ 17.50
  • € 14.31
  • £ 12.72
  • AUD 22.01
  • CHF 16.88
  • CAD 21.74

Rates for: 01/16/18

Ships from: Canada
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