1 Dollar, China, 1916

1 Dollar, China, 1916

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin, Yuan Shih Kai
China, 1916
Obverse Image: Portrait of Yuan Shih Kai in military dress facing 3/4 towards left of center.
Obverse Text:
Reverse Image: Winged dragon with bunch of arrows in left claw and scepter in the right; Orthodox text above and below.
Reverse Text: Translation: EMPIRE / OF / CHINA / BEGINNING / OF / THE / HUNG / HSIEN / PERIOD
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1916
issuing authority
China
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 mm x 39 mm; 1/8 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM02155
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM02155
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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