Silver Dragon 20 Cents 1890 Guangxu CHINA Kwangtung Province 1 Mace 4.4 Candareens
Silver Dragon 1/5 Dollar or 20 Cents
Emperor Guangxu CHINA 1 Mace 4.4 Candareens
Kwangtung Province 1890
Emperor Guangxu CHINA 1 Mace 4.4 Candareens Dragon 20 Cents
KWANG TUNG province 1890
Obverse: Center: Manchurian Script: Guangxu Yuanbao.
Silver Dragon Dollar
Silver Dragon coins, also sometimes known as Dragon dollars, are silver coins issued by China, Japan and later Korea for general circulation in their own countries. Featuring a dragon on the obverse, all were inspired by the silver Spanish dollar which following its introduction into the region in the 16th Century had set the standard for a de facto common currency for trade in the Far East, this specification being a weight of 27.22 grams and a fineness of .900.