Charm - China, circa 1820s-1880s Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18355

Chinese copper good luck charm with relief pattern of a goat on one side and dots on the other.
Metal charm made from a copper alloy. It is a flat rectangular shape with a mushroom shape on one end.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimension Comment: 159*62

More information

Tagged with: jewellery, chinese communities, chinese immigration
Themes this item is part of: Leaving Home, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2007-2017
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: China
Tertiary Classification: charms
Obverse Description: Relief pattern of a goat with an abstract pattern.
Reverse Description: Relief dots and a raised pattern
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Pu money
Material: Copper
Place & Date Made: China, circa 1820s-1880s

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