5 Dollars, China, 1919

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 dollar coin,
China, Yunnan Province, 1919
Obverse Image: Front facing portrait of Tang Jiyao with Orthodox text above him.
Obverse Text: Romanization:TANG / CHANG / CHUN / FU / WU / CHUN
Reverse Image: Two flags with tassels below, star above and "1" below in a pearled circle; surrounging is Orthodox text and two stars all in a second pearled circle.
Reverse Text: Romanization: PI / CHIN / NIEN / CHI / HO / KUNG / HU / YUNG / TANG / YIN / PI / WU / YUAN
Currently not on view
Date made
issuing authority
Yang Chi Yao
place made
Zhonghua: Yunnan
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 18.7 mm; 1/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Josiah K. Lilly
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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