Bhutan 25-CHHERTUM (KM47)
Bhutan 25-CHHERTUM (KM47)

Bhutan 25-CHHERTUM (KM47) Golden fishes

The two Golden Fishes on the obverse of this coin are one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism. The two-fish symbol predates Buddhism as an ancient symbol of the two sacred rivers of India, Ganga and Yamuna. In Buddhism they represent happiness, fertility, and abundance.

This coin was minted in 1979 only. Later the same year is was replaced by KM47a which is the exact same coin but minted in aluminum-bronze.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 22 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM47

Obverse Legend

ROYAL GOVERNMENT OF BHUTAN 1979

Reverse Legend

TWENTY FIVE CHHERTUM

All coin images in Daniel's Coin Zoo are from my personal collection. I collect, research, and personally photograph every coin displayed on this site. PLEASE do not take my images without permission.

If you would like to use any coin image you see, just ask meThank you.