China, Republic of 10 CENTS 1936 MS67 Shanghai Mint

$35.00

Nickel
Rev: Vienna Mint marks A below spade
Y# 349.1
Attracted to magnet: Yes

Note:
All of the Y#349 coins were supposed to have been minted in pure nickel at the Shanghai Mint;
However, in 1936 a warlord had the Tientsin Mint produce about one million 10 Cent pieces of heavily alloyed nickel;
The result is that the Shanghai pieces are attracted to a magnet while the Tientsin pieces are not.

See a package of three different mints.

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Nickel
Rev: Shanghai Mint
Y# 349
Attracted to magnet: Yes

Note:
All of the Y#349 coins were supposed to have been minted in pure nickel at the Shanghai Mint;
However, in 1936 a warlord had the Tientsin Mint produce about one million 10 Cent pieces of heavily alloyed nickel;
The result is that the Shanghai pieces are attracted to a magnet while the Tientsin pieces are not.

See a package of three different mints.

Sold History