12 Dollar, China, 1911

1/2 Dollar, China, 1911

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Description
One (1) 1/2 dollar coin, pattern, Hsuan T'ung
China, Year 3 (1911)
Obverse Image: Date is above with floral designs on both sides, text in center circle and along lower rim.
Obverse Text: Translation: THIRD YEAR OF KUANG HSU / 2 PIECES EQUAL TO 1 DOLLAR / TIENTSIN
Reverse Image: New design dragon with flame-ball on upper left with denomination in center.
Reverse Text: Translation: 1/2 DOLLAR
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1911
alternate calendar date
0030
ruler, general
Ch'ing
maker
Tientsin
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 33 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM01034
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM01034
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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