1 Dollar, China, 1933

Description (Brief):

One (1) dollar coin,

Description (Brief)

China, 1933

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Sun Yat Sen's head to the left in profile, above Chinese text denoting the date.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Translation: 22nd / YEAR / OF / THE / REPUBLIC

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Sailing junk at sea; to the right and left are two Chinese characters denominating the coin; three geese fly above and the sun is rising on the lower left.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: ONE / YUAN

Date Made: 1933

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: ChinaAssociated Place: China

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

Exhibition:

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Credit Line: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM05105Accession Number: 1979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM05105

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 39.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1b78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_922552

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