China, Republic of 10 CENTS 1936 Tientsin Mint

* Non-Magnetic Nickel Alloy *
Tientsin Mint
Y# 349a
Attracted to magnet: No

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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* Non-Magnetic Nickel Alloy *
Tientsin Mint
Y# 349a
Attracted to magnet: No

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.