Burma 5-PYAS (KM33)
Burma 5-PYAS (KM33)

Burma 5-PYAS (KM33) Chinthe

Chinthes -- mythological half-lion half-dragon creatures -- are all over Burma (now Myanmar), especially as the undefeatable guardians of Buddhist temples.

This scalloped coin was issued from CS1314 to CS1328 (1952-1966). I believe this one is dated 1965.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19.4 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM33

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