1 Dollar, China, 1912

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar coin,

Description (Brief)

China, Yunnan Province, 1912

Description (Brief)

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.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: CHUNG / HUA / MIN / KUO / NIEN / ?/ ? / ? (Translation: The Republic of China, Commemorative coin of the opening of the country.)

Description (Brief)

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.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: I / YUAN / MEMENTO / BIRTH / OF / THE / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA

Date Made: 1912

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: China

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.1322Catalog Number: 2017.0060.1322Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-fdce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1837345

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