12 Dollar, China, 1910

1/2 Dollar, China, 1910

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 dollar coin, pattern, Hsuan T'ung
China, (1910)
Obverse Image: Above a circle are four Manchu characters, to the sides are floral designs, below is Chinese text; within a central pearled ring is Chinese Text.
Obverse Text: Translation: (MANCHU TEXT) / GREAT / CHING / DYNASTY / SILVER / COIN / 50 / CENTS
Reverse Image: In the center is a new dragon design surrounded by a pearled ring' beween the ring and the border are Chinese texts, to the right and left of the inner ring are two 7 pointed rosettes, below is English text.
Reverse Text: Translation: MADE / DURING / THE / REIGN / OF / HSUEN / TUNG / 1/2 DOLLAR
General Information: Manchu and Chinese characters.
Currently not on view
Date made
ruler, general
place made
Zhonghua: Tianjin Shi, Tianjin
associated place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 33 yd; 1/32 in x 30.1752 m
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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