7½ Skar

Features

Issuer Tibet (China)
Period Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 52-60 (1918-1926)
Calendar Tibetan
Value 7-1/2 Skar = 3/40 Srang (3/40)
Currency Srang (1792-1959)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.60 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.0 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 8 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 19095
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 20
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Snow lion facing left surrounded by Tibetan characters.

Script: Tibetan

Lettering: དགའ་ལྡན་ཕོ་བྲང་ ཕྱོ་ ལས་རྣམ་ རྣམ་རྒྱལ།

Translation:
dga' ldan pho brang phyo(gs) las rnam rgyal
The Ganden palace, victorious in all directions

Reverse

Three fish with dots around, all surrounded by Tibetan characters.

Script: Tibetan

Lettering: རབ་བྱུང་ ༡༥་ ལོ་ ༥༥་ སྐར་ཕྱེད་བརྒྱད་

Translation:
rab byung 15 lo 55 skar phyed brgyad
Cycle 15, Year 55, half off eight Skar

Edge

Smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
52 (1918)  $ 7.34 31% ༡༥ - ༥༢ (clockwise fish)
52 (1918)  0% ༡༥ - ༥༢ (counter-clockwise fish)
53 (1919)  17% ༡༥ - ༥༣
54 (1920)  $ 7.40 23% ༡༥ - ༥༤ (clockwise fish)
54 (1920)  0% ༡༥ - ༥༤ (counter-clockwise fish)
55 (1921)  $ 6.21 17% ༡༥ - ༥༥
56 (1922)  19% ༡༥ - ༥༦
60 (1926)  8% ༡༥ - ༦༠

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