Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Tangka (1)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
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Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
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Ornate lotus design surrounded by square containing Tibetan characters, all surrounded by decorative designs.
Lettering: དགའ་ལྡན་ ཕོ་བྲང་ ཕྱོ་ ལས་རྣམ་ རྣམ་རྒྱལ།
dga' ldan pho brang phyo(gs) las rnam rgyal
The Ganden palace, victorious in all directions
Eight-spoked wheel 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.
These coins were struck for presentations to the monks, which later saw general circulation. While not dated, they were distributed during the Monlam Festival (the "Great Prayer" Festival) in early 1910.
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