1 Dollar, China, 1912

1 Dollar, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin,
China, Yunnan Province, 1912
Obverse Image: Left facing portrait of Sun Yat Sen in a pearled circle with text above and below, peach blossoms to the right and left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHUNG / HUA / MIN / KUO / NIEN / ?/ ? / ? (Translation: The Republic of China, Commemorative coin of the opening of the country.)
Reverse Image: Two Orthodox characters (I YUAN) in the center of a pearled circle with open wreath of rice and beans and English text surrounding.
Reverse Text: I / YUAN / MEMENTO / BIRTH / OF / THE / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1912
place made
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
ID Number
2017.0060.1322
catalog number
2017.0060.1322
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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