1 Dollar, China, 1916

1 Dollar, China, 1916

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Description (Brief)
One (1) dollar coin
China, 1916
Obverse Image: Front facing image of Yuen Shih-Kai.
Obverse Text: L. GIORGI
Reverse Image: Left facing dragon with four Chinese characters above and four below.
Reverse Text: 中華帝國 / 洪憲紀元 (Transliteration) ZHONG / HUA / DI / GUO, HONG / XIAN / JI / YUAN (Translation) Chinese Empire, Hongxian Era
Description
[[Obverse Text]] N/A
[[Reverse Text]] 中華帝國,洪憲紀元[[Transliteration]] ZHONG / HUA / DI / GUO, HONG / XIAN / JI / YUAN [[Translation]] Chinese Empire, Hongxian Era
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1916
associated date
1916
associated place
China
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 39 mm; 3/32 in x 1 17/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5757
catalog number
68.159.5757
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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