1 Dollar, China, 1929

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin,
China, 1929
Obverse Image: Sun Yat Sen's head to the left in profile with long hair combed back, above Chinese text denoting the date.
Obverse Text: Translation: 18th / YEAR / OF / THE / REPUBLIC
Reverse Image: Sailing junk at sea; to the right and left are two Chinese characters denominating the coin; the Ship has two eyes, one on the front and one on the back; the tip of the pennant on the foremast is turned upward.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ONE / YUAN
Currently not on view
Date made
associated date
1911 - 1949
issuing authority
Sun Yat Sen
place made
Österreich: Vienna
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
metal, silver (overall material)
overall: 3 mm x 39 mm; 1/8 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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