Title

Coin

Creator

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Source

Miscellaneous Objects

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-Q-0079

Description

Square black box with clear top, containing a coin resting on foam (appears to be cotton wool). Coin is silver in color. Front has portrait of man in military uniform with shaved head and large mustache. Portrait is bordered with traditional Chinese ideaograms, ones at top identifying it as being Republic of China, six on bottom unknown. Top/bottom separated by flower motif. Sides of coin ribbed, w/ borders raised and having beaded patterns. Back of coin has two ideaographs in center, bordered by pattern of wheat ears and leaves. Top of coin reads: "The Republic of China." Bottom: "One Dollar." Two are separated by small, five armed star. Someone has marked a numeral four in black ink over top ideogram. Kuomintang.

Type

Physical object

Format

Metal

Number of Artifacts

1

Cultural Affiliation

Chinese

Spatial Coverage

China

Broad Date

1919?/1949

Donor

Unknown

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