10 Srang Moon and sun

Features

Issuer Tibet (China)
Period Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 23-26 (1949-1952)
Calendar Tibetan
Value 10 Srang (10)
Currency Srang (1792-1959)
Composition Billon
Weight 16.70 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 21362
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 29a,
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.
L&M# 662
Lin Gwo Ming, Ma Tak Wo; 2008. Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Gold & Silver Coins (7th edition). Tak Wo Numismatic, Hong Kong.

Obverse

Snow lion facing left in front of Mount Kailash with a sun and a moon in the background, all surrounded by Tibetan characters within the petals of an eight-petalled lotus.

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

Two Mongoose facing a banner of victory over disharmony with Tibetan characters above, all surrounded by more characters within the petals of an eight-petalled lotus.

Script: Tibetan

Lettering:
ཆོས་སྲིད་ གཉིས་ལྡན་ རབ་བྱུང་ བཅུ་དྲུག་
སོ ༢༢
སྲང ༡༠

Translation:
chos srid gnyis ldan rab byung bcu drug / lo 22 / srang 10
The religious and political government, Cycle sixteen / Year 22 / 10 Srang

Edge

Reeded.

Comments

For the different varieties, the dot is after the denomination.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
23 (1949)  34% དྲུག - ༢༣
24 (1950)  21% དྲུག - ༢༤
24 (1950)  3% དྲུག - ༢༤ (with moon cut over sun)
24 (1950)  7% དྲུག - ༢༤/༢༢ (overdate)
24 (1950)  17% དྲུག - ༢༤/༢༣ (overdate; with moon cut over sun
24 (1950)  14% དྲུག - ༢༤/༢༣ (overdate)
25 (1951)  14% དྲུག - ༢༥ (with dot)
25 (1951)  21% དྲུག - ༢༥ (without dot)
25 (1951)  7% དྲུག - ༢༥/༢༤ (overdate; with dot)
25 (1951)  14% དྲུག - ༢༥/༢༤ (overdate; without dot)
26 (1952)  17% དྲུག - ༢༦
26 (1952)  10% དྲུག - ༢༦/༢༥ (overdate)

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