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Coin - 1 Dollar, China, Chinese Republic Year 23, 1934 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 24332

Silver 1 Dollar (Yuan) coin issued by the Republic of China in Year 23 (1934 AD)
Statement Of Significance:
Note: This type of 'Junk Dollar' was re-struck in the USA in 1949, 30 million were struck at the Philadelphia, Denver and San Fransisco mints. The original production in China in 1934 had been 128,740,000.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 26.70 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: Year 23, Chinese Republic
Denomination: 1 Dollar
Obverse Description: Bust of Sun Yat-sen left, around above Chinese legend (8 characters)
Reverse Description: At centre between Chinese characters, a Junk sailing to right
Edge Description: milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: China, 1934
Person Depicted: President Yat-sen Sun, China, 1934
References: KM#345
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 459 Pages

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