WESTERN LIAO (Qara Khitay): Daoist pendant tablet (charm) (20.87g). VF-EF

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Chinese Coins - Early Imperial Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 700.00 USD
WESTERN LIAO (Qara Khitay): Daoist pendant tablet (charm) (20.87g). VF-EF
450.00USD+ (85.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Jun 12 @ 15:29UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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WESTERN LIAO (Qara Khitay): Daoist pendant tablet (charm) (20.87g), cf. Zeno-109899 (very similar), 31 x 62mm copper/brass; stylized Chinese characters together with various secret magic Daoist symbols (somewhat different selection on each side), popular during the Liao period (circa 9th-12th century or slightly later), rectangular hole for suspension at the top, wonderfully well preserved, VF to EF. Two different examples have been published by Zheng Yiwei (CCC-1:2654/55) and incorrectly assigned to the Tang dynasty.