A great Chinese coin sword was illustrated in a piece on Canadian Coin News about the The University of British Columbia's Chung Collection -Editor
The University of British Columbia's (UBC) Chung Collection explores the province's history with 25,000 artifacts related to the Chinese diaspora's immigration and
With highlights such as a "coin sword" made of coins from the era of the Qianlong emperor (1736-96), the collection was recently added to the United Nations Educational
Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) "Canada Memory of the World Register," which recognizes documents of profound Canadian significance.
"Coin swords are considered to ward off evil, and bring good luck," reads UBC's online archive
To read the complete article, see:
Coin sword part of UBC's Chung Collection
Wayne Homren, Editor
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