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Tai Ping 50 Cash
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TaiPing Golden Coin
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Li Wenmao - Pingjing
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Tai Ping Rebels - 50
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Tai Ping Amulet - China

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This is a hand-engraved Tai Ping silver amulet, or charm, made sometime after 1864. Obverse characters are 'Tian Guo' [ 天 国 - vertical] while the two reverse characters are 'Sheng Bao' [聖 宝 - horizontal w/ abbreviated 'Bao']. These scarce amulets, with a manufacturing technique similar to the official 1/2 & 1/4 Tael pieces of the TaiPings, may have been made by the same Tai Ping engravers that had been employed by the Tai Ping. Bruce Smith speculated that these men went to Fukien after the rebellion and continued their skills there making amulets (Daniel K.E. Ching sale, 1991 Lot # 575). Check out my similar piece at: [ link ]
This amulet is in [ link ] with coin # 187013 where you will find an extensive discussion of this type.
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