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Auction: CSS32 - The Numismatic Collectors' Series incl. The Nicholas Rhodes Collection of Tibetan Coins, Tibetan and Nepalese Banknotes
Lot: 138

Tibet, 5 Tam, dated T.E. 1658 (= AD 1912/13), green, serial number 14986, black seal is missing.
(Pick 1, YZM 866-872 ), about uncirculated and very rare thus. This note was collected by Sonam Wangfel Laden La, the grandfather of Nicholas Rhodes' wife Deki.
For S.W. Laden La see: Nicholas and Deki Rhodes: A Man of the Frontier. S.W. Laden La (1876-1936). His Life & Times in Darjeeling and Tibet. Library of Numismatic Studies, Kolkata 2006


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