Rare Warlord Issue, Sand cast Gansu Province 20 cash Year 8 Republic 1919 China

Rare Warlord Issue, Sand cast Gansu Province 20 cash Year 8 Republic 1919 China

Republic of China

Gansu Province 20 cash 8 year of the Republic (1919)

Rare Warlord Issue, Sand cast

 

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Weight: 8 grams, Size: 30 mm; Material: Sand Cast Bronze


Gansu Province 20 cash 8 year of the Republic (1919)

幣 銅 華 中

 

年 八 國 民

 

 

Warlord Issue, Sand cast

 

 

THE EARLY REPUBLIC

In the first year of the Republic, several provinces, among them Sichuan (Szechuan), Yunnan, Fujian (Fukien) and Hunan, minted coins independently, with their own designs.

Sichuan produced a standard design for all coins, consisting of the Chinese character for Han in a central circle, supposedly to signify that the Chinese Han people had taken back control of their country from the Manchu Qing dynasty, surrounded by eighteen small circles representing the provinces of China. This was used on silver dollars