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Dublin Core

Title

Money: coin

Description

(1) One charm coin with a circular body surmounted by a bell-shaped flange and ring. Diamond-shaped central hole. One side presents four worn Chinese characters situated within moulded rings. Design pierces coin material at several points.

(2) One circular charm coin. Circular central hole. Both sides present designs and writing in two concentric bands. On one side the outer band comprises the Eight Diagrams or pa kua and the inner band their corresponding Chinese characters. On the other side the outer band comprises the zodiacal animals representing the Twelve Terrestial Branches and the inner band their corresponding Chinese characters.

(3) One charm coin with a circular body surmounted by a semi-circular flange with rings at either side. Circular central hole. Both sides present five Chinese characters.

(4) One charm coin with a circular body surmounted by a bell-shaped flange pierced on either side. Square central hole. Both sides present four Chinese characters.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

52x43mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.952

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Collection

Citation

“Money: coin,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 25, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/199.