Antique 18k Yellow Gold & Silver Buddhist Tibetan Ga-Den Tanka Coin Pendant. Here is another from my collection. One side of the Tanka shows a Lotus flower within a circle surrounded by the 8 Buddhist Lucky Symbols: Chattra- Parasol; protection against all evil.
Dhvaja- Banner; the victory of Buddha's teachings. Sankha- Conch; absence of all evil. Shrivasta- An infinite knot; long life and never-ending love. Dharmachakra- Wheel of the Law; the eight spokes represent the eightfold path; completion and salvation through Buddha's teachings. Kalasha- vase of abundance; contains water of immortality.
Matsyayugma - Golden fish, salvation from suffering, fertility. Padma - The perfect lotus; purity. The reverse shows an 8-petalled wheel/flower within a star surrounded by the legend: Ga-den Palace, victorious in all directions. Symbolizing the 8 pathways to enlightenment and good fortune. The coin is bezel set in 18k yellow gold then encircled with an 18k rope border.
The bale is marked 18k with another mark of an F in a circle. The pendant measures 1 1/8 in diameter.
From the top of the bale to the bottom on the coin is 1 1/2. The piece weighs 6.4 grams and is in excellent condition. Please take a look at all of the photos as they are an important part of the description. Thanks so much for viewing my listing! If you should have any questions about this coin pendant, please send me a message and I will respond ASAP.
Wishing you the best of luck with all of your eBaying. The item "Rare Antique 18k Yellow Gold & Silver Buddhist Tibetan Ga-Den Tanka Coin Pendant" is in sale since Wednesday, November 6, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Precious Metal without Stones". The seller is "eyecandylover" and is located in Buffalo, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.