China Amulet, probably 19th or early 20th century.

Ancient Coins - China Amulet, probably 19th or early 20th 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 way this example is cast and finished makes them think it was made in the later 19th or early 20th century..

Reference : I have not yet found a reference for this type.

Grade : XF as cast, with one are of casting flaw along the rim.

Size : 39.9 mm.  Weight : 19.78 grams.

Obverse : Uncertain Chinese inscription surrounded by bat symbols.

Reverse : Male figure, foo dog (guardian lion) to the left.

I have not yet translated the inscription or worked out the meaning of this amulet.

Price SKU: vcoin6214
US$ 32.50
  • € 27.61
  • £ 24.70
  • AUD 44.69
  • CHF 31.17
  • CAD 42.05

Rates for: 09/24/18

Ships from: Canada
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