3 Srang

Features

Issuer Tibet (China)
Period Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 7-8 (1933-1934)
Calendar Tibetan
Value 3 Srang (3)
Currency Srang (1792-1959)
Composition Silver
Weight 11.30 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 21436
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 25,
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# 659
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 with scroll ornaments around, all surrounded four identical Buddhist auspicious symbols (an endless knot) and 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

Tibetan characters with scroll ornaments around, all surrounded three identical Buddhist auspicious symbols (an endless knot) and more characters.

Script: Tibetan

Lettering:
རབ་བྱུང་ བཅུ་དྲུག་ལོ་ ལོ་ བདུན་
སྲང
གསུམ་

Translation:
rab byung bcu drug lo bdun / srang gsum
Cycle sixteen, year seven / Three Srang

Edge

Reeded.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
7 (1933)  77% བཅུ་དྲུག - བདུན
8 (1934)  45% བཅུ་དྲུག - བརྒྱད

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