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China (Empire) Tai Ching Ti Kuo Silver Coin (10, 20, 50 Cents and 1 Dollar) 1910 and 1911

 Date: none 
 Mint mark: none 
 Size: large 
 Description from requester: tai ching ti kuo silver coin. Chinese writing dragons on side with american writing as written above. 4 chinese words (emblems?) on top. 16 writing (emblems?) on opposite side 4 of which is in a center circle the others in an outside crrcle going afound the diameter. 
 [Request 2708 received from Mike Norris, Tuesday, 19-Jan-2010, answered by Paul] 
 [Updated by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Thursday, 27-Dec-2012] 

China (Empire) Tai Ching Ti Kuo Silver Coin (10, 20, 50 Cents and 1 Dollar) 1910 and 1911 | 20 kuo ti tai ching empire dollar 10 50 china 1 dragon circle pearl style dot 16 an 4 impire The area of Chinese coins -- if they are genuine and not counterfeit -- is one of the fastest growning areas in coin collecting. The coin pictured sounds to be your coin, Mike. Is it? There may be subtle differences, and those subtle differences can change value quite a bit. If you have a nice-looking coin like this, it is a good idea to seek out a knowledgeable collector or coin dealer for an in-person appraisal. See this CoinQuest page if you have a copper coin like this.

The coin in the picture comes from Classical Numismatic Group and CoinQuest sincerely thanks these knowledgable people for use of their coin image. It is a Chinese Empire dollar, issued in 90 percent silver during 1908. Other 'Tai Chin Ti Kuo Silver Coin' denominations are 10 cents, 20 cents, and 50 cents. The catalogs assign decent value to these pieces, and we have adjusted them somewhat to bring values more in-line with recent auctions:

10 CENTS (18 mm diameter)
worn: $15 US dollars
average circulated: $50
well preserved: $150
fully uncirculated: $400

20 CENTS (24 mm diameter)
worn: $20 US dollars
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated: $500

50 CENTS (32 mm diameter)
worn: $70 US dollars
average circulated: $200
well preserved: $400
fully uncirculated: $800

DOLLAR (39 mm diameter)
worn: $50 US dollars
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $250
fully uncirculated: $900

Use our Important Terminology link for a description of what 'catalog value' means.

One must beware of counterfeit coins. Counterfeiting is rampant today, especially with Chinese coins. Never buy or sell a Chinese coin unless you trust the other party implicitly. Check this CoinQuest link for a side-by-side comparison of real and fake Chinese silver dollars.

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