10 Dollars, Pattern, China, 1916

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 dollar, pattern, coin, Yuan Shih Kai
China, 1916
Obverse Image: Portrait of Yuan Shih Kai in military dress facing 3/4 towards left of center.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Winged dragon with bunch of arrows in left claw and scepter in the right; Orthodox text above and below.
Reverse Text: Translation: 10 / THE / EMPIRE / OF / CHINA / BEGINNING / OF / THE / HUNG / HSIEN / PERIOD / YUAN
General Information: Denomination: 10 dollar pattern; Metal: au; Date: 1916; Origin: 1916; Ruler: Yuan Shi Kai
Currently not on view
date made
associated date
1911 - 1949
period of administration
1912 - 1916
issuing authority
Yuan Shih-Kai
place made
associated place
Republic of China
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 38.7 mm; 1/32 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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