12 Dollar, China, 1911

1/2 Dollar, China, 1911

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Description
One (1) 1/2 dollar coin, pattern, Hsuan T'ung
China, Year 3 (1911)
Obverse Image: Date is above with floral designs on both sides, text in center circle and along lower rim.
Obverse Text: Translation: (MANCHU TEXT) / GREAT / CHING / DYNASTY / SILVER / COIN / 2 PIECES EQUAL TO 1 DOLLAR / TIENTSIN
Reverse Image: New design dragon with flame-ball on upper left with denomination in center.
Reverse Text: Translation: 1/2 DOLLAR
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1911
alternate calendar date
0003
place made
China: Tianjin, Tianjin
associated place
China
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 33 mm; 1/32 in x 1 5/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.323
catalog number
79.112.323
accession number
1979.1263
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan
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