1 Sho Horizontal Legend; Large Size

Features

Issuer TibetΒ (China)
Period Ganden Phodrang (1642-1959)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 52 (1918)
Calendar Tibetan (16th cycle)
Value 1 Sho (0.1)
Currency Srang (1792-1959)
Composition Copper
Weight 6.20Β g
Diameter 25.6Β mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N#β€―4506
References Y#β€―21,Β Y#β€―21b
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Obverse

Snow lion facing left with scroll ornaments around, all surrounded by Tibetan characters within the petals of an eight-petalled lotus.

Script:Β Tibetan

Lettering: དགའ་ལྑན་ཕོ་བྲང་ ཕྱོ་ ΰ½£ΰ½¦ΰΌ‹ΰ½’ΰΎ£ΰ½˜ΰΌ‹ ΰ½’ΰΎ£ΰ½˜ΰΌ‹ΰ½’ΰΎ’ΰΎ±ΰ½£ΰΌ

Translation:
dga’ ldan pho brang phyo(gs) las rnam rgyal
The Ganden palace, victorious in all directions

Reverse

Tibetan characters surrounded by arabesques and more characters.

Script:Β Tibetan

Lettering:
དྷབ་བྱུང་ ΰΌ‘ΰΌ₯ΰΌ‹ ΰ½£ΰ½ΌΰΌ‹ ΰΌ₯ΰΌ’ΰΌ‹
ΰ½žΰ½ΌΰΌ‹ གདྷ

Translation:
rab byung 15 lo 52 / zho gang
Cylce 15, Year 52 / One Sho

Edge

Smooth.

 

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