1 Dollar, China, 1921

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin, souvenir, President Hsu Shih Chang
China, 1921
Obverse Image: Left-facing portrait of President Hsu Shih Chang in civilian clothes without hat.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: In center pavillion, scene which shows four attendants filing up the steps into the building; to the left of the pavilion four Chinese characters are inscribed.
Reverse Text: Translation: BENEVOLENT / BIRTHDAYS / ALWAYS / CONTINUE / CHINESE / REPUBLIC / 10th / YEAR / 9th / MONTH / COMMEMORATIVE / COIN
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1921
associated date
1911 - 1949
issuing authority
Hsu Shi Chang
place made
China
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
coin: 2 mm x 39.2 mm; 3/32 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5760
catalog number
68.159.5760
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of 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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