In ancient times, Chinese I ching coins were part of the monetary system. No longer in use, these Chinese coins have come to symbolize wealth and good fortune, thus used extensively for gift giving, weddings and Chinese new year. Quality made, our large lucky Chinese coin measures a substantial 1 3/4" in diameter and feature a square center representing heaven and earth. Each coin is hand cast of metal. There may be some minor imperfections. One side of our lucky coin features calligraphy and the other features a dragon and phoenix design which is very popular for weddings because it symbolizes male and female harmony and a balanced relationship!