1 Dollar, China, 1927

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin
China, 1927
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: Romanization: I / YUAN / MEMENTO / BIRTH / OF / THE / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA
Currently not on view
Date made
associated date
1911 - 1949
issuing authority
Sun Yat Sen
place made
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 39 mm; 3/32 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Raymond, Mrs. Wayte
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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