1 Srang

1 Srang -  obverse1 Srang -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Tibet (China)
Period Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 43-53 (1909-1919)
Calendar Tibetan
Value 1 Srang (1)
Currency Srang (1792-1959)
Composition Silver
Weight 18.10 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 225511
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# 12,
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.
Y# A18
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 with scroll ornaments around, 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

Triratna (triple gem) surrounded by Tibetan characters, all surrounded by the Buddhist Eight Auspicious symbols (a white parasol, a conch shell, a treasure vase, a victory banner, a dharma wheel, a pair of golden fish, an endless knot, and a lotus flower) within the petals of an eight-petalled lotus.

Script: Tibetan

Lettering: རབ་བྱུང་ ༡༥་ ལོ་ ༤༣་ ཏམ་ སྲང་གང་

Translation:
rab byung 15 lo 43 tam srang gang
Cycle 15, year 43, one tam Srang

Edge

Reeded or smooth.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
43 (1909)  Y#12: ༡༥ - ༤༣ (smooth edge)
48 (1914)  Y#A18: ༡༥ - ༤༨ (reeded edge)
52 (1918)  Y#A18.1: ༡༥ - ༥༢ (reeded edge)
53 (1919)  Y#A18.1: ༡༥ - ༥༣ (reeded edge)

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