Inscribed amuletic coin for new-born child

Made:
1801-1915 in China
maker:
Unknown

Amuletic brass coin with square hole in centre, inscribed on both sides with blessings for new-born child, Chinese, 1801-1915

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A665604
Materials:
brass, complete
type:
coin, folk medicine (general) amulet, coin, folk medicine (general)
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium
  • currency
credit:
Hildburgh, W.L.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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