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Offline Clark Smith

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Szechuan dragon dollar, proof, 1897
« on: November 30, 2016, 10:49:21 PM »
Does anybody know about a proof Szechuan dragon dollar (silver not brass), 1897  ???

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Re: Szechuan dragon dollar, proof, 1897
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2017, 04:41:07 PM »
Coin Facts Wiki shows a circa 1898 Szechuan silver dollar Y-238 L&M-345 from Ponterio 2011 auction
http://www.coinfactswiki.com/wiki/Szechuan_(1898)_dollar_Y-238
But the machine equipped mint didn't open until 1898. If a 1897 silver Szechuan dollar proof exists, it had to be struck somewhere else. General issue of Y-238 dragon dollars began in 1901.