For many centuries, Chinese coins have been a very desirable symbol, signifying prosperity and owning many riches. The coins from the Ching Dynasty, the most powerful dynasty in Chinese history, are the most highly valued. Coins used during the reign of the emperors Kang Ksi or Chien Long are also highly revered, and said to be more auspicious than others. The coins were also used to protect these emperors from any bad intents by others, and so are today used as amulets against harm.
The Chinese coin itself has an interesting design and depiction; because it is round, with a square-shaped hole in the center, it is said to be a representation of earth surrounded by heaven. It is for this reason that, when utilized by humans, they are an emblem of the harmony of the “Heaven-Earth-Man”. The coin has two sides; The Yang side, which boasts the four Chinese signs of the emperor’s reign, and the Yin side, which features 2 characters. The coins are often held on red or gold string, according to auspicious Chinese numbers, each having its own meaning: three (the harmony of heaven, earth and humankind), six (symbolism of heaven luck) or nine (the entirety of the universe).
All coins in this set of eight are moulded out of brass; this fine metal will induce a state of prosperity, due to their potent Metal element energy. The symbol of 8 is a very auspicious number to the Chinese because it sounds like "good fortune". It's also linked to the symbol of infinity - which represents unending of good things. This product attracts wealth from all the 8 cardinal directions. Eight coins are said to be have higher potency is Period of 8 which starts from year 2004 and ends 2024. The coinsare tied in a red string and a mystic knot to empower its energy and embellished with a sacred Kuan Yin bell to help purify negative energies in the vicinity.