1 Dollar, China, 1928

1 Dollar, China, 1928

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin celebrating the first road in Kweichow
China, Kweichow Province, 1928
Obverse Image: Four Orthodox characters in a pearled circle, with Orthodox text at the top and bottom; at the center is the floral crest of all Szechwan republican coins, to the right and left are four-leaved rosettes.
Obverse Text: Translation: KWEI- / CHOW / SILVER / COIN / 17TH / YEAR / OF / THE / REPUBLIC / OF / CHINA / ONE / YUAN
Reverse Image: At the center is a closed motor car of the early twenties, surrounded by a pearled ring; above and below is Chinese text.
Reverse Text: Translation: MADE / BY / KWEICHOW / GOVERNMENT / 7 / MACE / AND / 2 / CANDAREENS
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 2 mm x 39.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 9/16 in
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Chase Manhattan Bank
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East Asian Coins
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National Museum of American History
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