One Tael Silver Opium Trade Dollar Deer Head Yunnan, Myanmar WWII 1943 French Indo China
One Tael Silver Large Deer Head Dollar
Yunnan, Myanmar WWII 1943
Struck for French Indo China opium trade.
37.19 grams; Silver 900; size: 40.7 mm; thickness: 3 mm
Yunnan, Myanmar 1943 1 Tael Silver Small Deer Head, KM-A4
Obverse: Deer Head
Yunnan, Myanmar 1943 1 Tael Silver Large Deer Head
Yunnan Province lies in the south of China, bordering Burma (Myanmar), Laos, and Vietman. To facilitate the trade of opium in Yunnan, the French, during WWII, minted silver bullion coinage from their mints in French Indo-China. As such, the coins have both Chinese and Lao script. "CHINA. Yunnan. Tael, (1943). 鹿頭正銀一兩。 "Large Head". Struck for French Indo China opium trade. ?span lang="zh-cn">大鹿頭?#12290;中南半島鴉片貿易用銀元.?/font>
Recorded mintage: unknown.
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