China, Republic, Dragon and Phoenix silver 10 Cents, 1926 – rare

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China, Republic, Dragon and Phoenix silver 10 Cents, 1926, year 15, Tientsin mint, dragon and phoenix atop symbol of longevity. Rev. Denomination in wreath, 2.70g (LM 83; KM Y-344). About…
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Description

China, Republic, Dragon and Phoenix silver 10 Cents, 1926, year 15, Tientsin mint, dragon and phoenix atop symbol of longevity. Rev. Denomination in wreath, 2.70g (LM 83; KM Y-344).

About Very Fine, interesting tone, scratch on the obverse.

These very popular and rare coins feature the state emblem of China from 1913 to 1928 with Fenghuang (Chinese phoenix) and dragon. The emblem is based on the ancient symbols of the Twelve Ornaments which were considered highly auspicious. They were used in the decoration of textile fabrics in ancient China, which signified authority and power, and were embroidered on vestments of state.

Specification

Date 1926
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Cent

Country

China

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tientsin

Weight 2.70 g

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