Tibetan Lucky Silver Tangka


The Tibetan Ga-den Silver Tangka was made between 1850-1948.  The obverse of the coins show the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism: umbrella of sovereignty, two golden fish of good fortune, amphora of ambrosia, lotus, conch shell, emblem of endless rebirth, banner of victory and wheel of empire around a central lotus. Starting from the top, the legend in Tibetan on the reverse says: dga'-ldan pho-bran-phyod-las-rnam-rgyal (The Palace of Ga-den is victorious in all directions).


Coins used are all originals and may bear slight variations due to wear.