Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chinese Silver Dollar Year 18 (1929AD) Republic of China
Chinese Silver Dollar
Republic of China Year 18 (1929)
Dr. Sun Yat-sen Silver Dollar
26.6 grams; Silver 900; size: 39.45 mm
Year 18 (1929AD) Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chinese Silver Dollar
Obverse: Sun Yat-sen
The obverse shows a close-up profile of Sun Yat-sen. Sun Yat-sen was the president of Nationalist China and is referred to as the 揊ather of the Nation?and 揻orerunner of democratic revolution?in the People抯 Republic of China. He was instrumental in the overthrow of the Qing dynasty and was the first provisional president of the new republic. He is unique among 20th century Chinese politicians for being revered by both the Nationalist and the Communist Chinese.