1 Yuan / 1 Dollar Founding of the Republic: Sun Yat-sen

Features

Issuer Republic of China
Period Republic (1912-1949)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1912
Value 1 Yuan
Currency Yuan (1912-1948)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 27.30 g
Diameter 39 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 17822
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Y# 319,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.
Kann# 603,
Eduard Kann; 2006. Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins / Volume 1. Chinese Coins up to 1911. Ishi Press International, Bronx, New York, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
L&M# 42
Lin Gwo Ming, Ma Tak Wo; 2008. Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Gold & Silver Coins (7th edition). Tak Wo Numismatic, Hong Kong.

Commemorative issue

Founding of the Republic: Sun Yat-sen

Obverse

Bust of Sun Yat-sen facing left with floral on either side, all with Chinese ideograms above and below.

Lettering:
國民華中
幣念紀國開

Translation:
Republic of China
Founding commemorative coin

Reverse

Two Chinese ideograms within wreath surrounded by English legend.

Lettering:
THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA


ONE DOLLAR

Translation: 1 Yuan

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