The money men
at China's new $5,000,000 U. S.-built Shanghai Mint (TIME, June 23)
announced last week the silver sun, a new coin worth 40¢ in U. S. gold
which will soon be struck to replace the "Shanghai dollar."
One sun will equal 100 Chinese cents. Suns, half-suns, and 20-cent
pieces will be struck in silver, ten-and five-cent pieces in nickel,
one-cent pieces in copper.
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