The Yuan Shikai Fatman Dollar of Year 3 (1914) - 壹圎

Today's feature is the iconic Fatman Dollar! One of the most well known Chinese coin design!

Quick Overview:

Country: China
Date: 1914 (Year 3)
Dynasty: Republic  
Region/Province: Central
Composition: Silver 
Catalog: Krause: Y329
Other notes: Chopmark on both sides


The term Fatman refers to the man on the obverse of the coin. A famous and important figure to the development of Modern China, since the late 1800's of the Qing Dynasty to the early years of the Republic. Read on to find out who this man is! 

Obverse:      中華民国三年     /     Bust

Reverse:  壹圎

Condition: F Details - Chopmarks and edge bumps



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