1 Dollar, China, 1911

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin, Hsuan T'ung
China, (1911)
Obverse Image: Above a circle are four Manchu characters, to the sides are floral designs, below is Chinese text; within a central pearled ring is Chinese Text.
Obverse Text: Translation: (MANCHU TEXT) HSUEN / TUNG / 3RD / YEAR
Reverse Image: In the center is a new dragon design faced foward with his body creating a ring surrounded two Chinese characters; English text below.
Reverse Text: Translation: 1 / YUAN / ONE / DOLLAR
General Information: Manchu and Chinese characters.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1911
alternate calendar date
0003
ruler, general
Ch'ing
place made
Zhonghua: Tianjin Shi, Tianjin
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.CM01033D
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM01033D
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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