Rare 1908 China Y#73.2 Chihli Dragon Silver Dollar Connect Cloud PCGS AU50. Its Certify Almost Uncirculated AU50 by PCGS (a prestige grading company). A rare and hard to find item.
The silver dollar was minted as official currency of the realm(Qing Dynasty). A great collectors item of the history. The Dragon is the ultimate symbol of the wisdom and culture of the Asia nation. For thousands of years it has represented the people's spirit for advancement and their desire to express themselves through the beauty of life. The dragon is seen as the incarnation of power and authority, it can change its shape, swim the deepest seas and fly to the heavens.
Of all the Chinese symbols, it is regarded as the most important , commanding heavenly dignity and is often depicted among the clouds The Dragon Throughout history, in virtually every part of the world, man's imagination has been fueled by the magic and majesty of dragons. These strict guardians have protected buried treasure, golden fleece, even immortality. In China, the dragon has prevailed as the trusted custodian of the highest fonn of wisdom the pearl. As a supernatural power, the dragon became the symbol reserved strictly for the Emperor. Those who chose to embroider a dragon upon their clothing dared to equate themselves with the Emperor and did so at their own peril.
Dragon and Emperor were one. "The dragon's pearl, " believed to reside in the dragon's throat, represented the indisputable authority of the Emperor's words. The item "Rare 1908 China Y#73.2 Chihli Dragon Silver Dollar Connect Cloud PCGS AU50" is in sale since Thursday, October 3, 2013. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Asia\China\Empire (up to 1948)". The seller is "jon_sold_it" and is located in Fresh Meadows, New York.
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