1 Dollar, China, 1912

1 Dollar, China, 1912

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin,
China, Yunnan Province, 1912
Obverse Image: Left facing portrait of Sun Yat Sen in a pearled circle with text above and below, flowered foliage to the right and left.
Obverse Text: Romanization: CHUNG / HUA / MIN / KUO / NIEN / ?/ ? / ? (Translation: Republic of China, Commemorative coin of the birth of the state.)
Reverse Image: Two Orthodox characters (I YUAN) in the center of a pearled circle with foliage and English text surrounding.
Reverse Text: THE / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA / I / YUAN / ONE / DOLLAR
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1912
place made
China
associated place
China
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 39.5 mm; 1/32 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.CM00061
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.CM00061
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
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