1 Dollar, China, 1920

1 Dollar, China, 1920

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin
China, 1920
Obverse Image: Left-facing portrait of Yuan Shikai with text above, all inside a pearled ring.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHUNG / HUA / MIN / KUO / NIEN / CHIU (Translation: Year nine.)
Reverse Image: Two Orthodox characters (I Yuan) in the center of a pearled circle with wreath.
Reverse Text: Romanization: I / YUAN
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
place made
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1.5 mm x 39 mm; 1/16 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Hebert, Raymond
See more items in
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object