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Coin - 1 Dollar, China, Chinese Republic Year 3, 1914 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 24323

Republic of China
Dollar (Yuan), Year 3 (1914 AD)
Yuan Shikai
Mint: not recorded
Statement Of Significance:
Yuan Shikai was the second president of the Republic of China. This coin was produced to replace foreign and Provincial dragon dollars in circulation.The coins were struck at many mints with uniform dies provided by the Tientsin mint.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 26.77 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: China
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: Year 3 Chinese Republic
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Bust of Yuan Shikai in military uniform facing left; around above, six Chinese characters
Reverse Description: Within an open wreath, two Chinese characters
Edge Description: milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: China, 1914
Person Depicted: Shikai Yuan - Republic of China, China, 1914
References: Y#329
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 458 Pages

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