Coins catalog - Taiwan (Republic of China)

Taiwan (Republic of China)

Taiwan, also known as Formosa (from Portuguese: Ilha Formosa, "Beautiful Island"), is an island situated in East Asia in the Western Pacific Ocean and located off the southeastern coast of mainland China.
It comprises most of the territory controlled by the Republic of China (ROC) since 1949.
It has been governed by the Republic of China since 1945 when the ROC acquired Taiwan from Japan as a result of World War II.

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