½ Skar - In the name of Xuantong, 1908-1912

Features

Issuer Tibet (China)
Period Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1910
Value 1/2 Skar (1/200)
Currency Srang (1792-1959)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.59 g
Shape Rectangular
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 297474
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Y# A4
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

Dragon with clouds around surrounded by Tibetan characters.

Script: Tibetan

Lettering:
ཤོན་ ཐོང་ བོད་ཀྱི་རིན་ ཀྱི་ རིན་ ཁོར་
སྐར་ ཆེ་

Translation:
shon thong bod kyi rin khor skar che
Xuantong / Precious coin of half-Skar

Reverse

Four Chinese ideograms read top to bottom, right to left with flower in the centre.

Script: Chinese (traditional, regular script)

Lettering:
 宣
藏 通
 統

Translation:
Xuan Tong Bao Cang
Xuantong (Emperor) / Tibetan coin

Edge

Smooth.

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