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Coin - 1 Dollar, Founding of Republic, Sun Yat-sen, China, 1927 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 24328

Silver 1 Dollar (Yuan) coin issued by the Republic of China in 1927
Commerating the Founding of Republic in 1912 this one features the first president Sun Yat-sen
Statement Of Significance:
Sun Yat-sen died in 1925, this coin, a close copy of one struck in 1912 was struck in 1927. It can be recognised by the rosettetes dividing the legend on the reverse, the 1912 issue employed stars.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 26.84 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
Series: Republic
DateEra: 1927 AD
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Within a circle of beads, bust of Sun Yat-sen; around, Chinese legend divided by floral emblems
Reverse Description: At centre within floral wreath two Chinese characters; around above, MEMENTO; around below, BIRTH OF REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Edge Description: milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: China
Person Depicted: President Yat-sen Sun, China, 1927
References: Y#318a
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 458 Pages

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