Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA

Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA
Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA
Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA

Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA
Original Silver Trade Dollar Coin Various dates from 1903 1911 In original packaging unopened. Hold in your hand one of the original trade dollars of the Orient. A perfect addition to your Collection. Presented in a luxury EIC red pouch each coin is presented in a protective capsule. The coin is guaranteed to a F/VF condition.

The fascinating story behind the issue of Chinas first silver trade dollar coin The ferocious depiction of a mythical dragon in traditional Chinese style appeared on a new silver Chinese coin in 1889, following the reorganisation of Chinese weights and measures sanctioned by the legendary Empress Dowager Cixi one of the last empresses of Chinas Qing Dynasty in her quest to modernise Chinas economy. Arising from the surge in western merchants looking to trade with China following the opening of Opium Wars, the Chinese Trade Dollar was minted in the same specification as the trusted and preferred Spanish 8 Reales and became commonly known as silver dragons or dragon dollars. The item "Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA" is in sale since Friday, December 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\World\Asia".morrison87" and is located in NORTHERN IRELAND.

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Original Chinese Silver Dragon Trade Dollar Coin F/VF East India Company CHINA