Temple Coins of the Yuan Dynasty

  • Vladimir A. Belyaev
  • Sergey V. Sidorovich


Before the consideration of the temple coins of the Yuan dynasty, it is worthwhile to understand the role of temples and monasteries in the social and economic life of China during the Mongol reign, when, as a result of the toleration of the Mongol rulers, Buddhism received the widest dissemination and essential support from the state. The Great Qa’an Khubilai, whose Tibetan confessor was a Phags-pa lama, favoured Tibetan Buddhism as an ideal tool for the realisation of his political aims.


Yuan Dynasty Essential Support Paper Money High Ranking Official Copper Coin 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zenon N.S.P.MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Schüco InternationalMoscowRussia

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