Silver 1 Dollar (Yuan) coin issued by the Republic of China in Year 23 (1934 AD)

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



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.

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