Holding Tibet’s Independence In Your Hands

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Prior to China invading in 1950, Tibet’s independence was a common currency held in the hands of Tibetans, as shown by this coin called Karchung, with Tibet’s Snow Lion symbol and Tibetan letters that carry the motto: dga’-ldan-pho-bran-phyod-las-rnam-rgyal. ‘The Ga-den Palace, victorious in all directions’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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