Our special Rarities Night, containing some of the most interesting and historically important rarities from the vintage Chinese series, was presented earlier this week as part of our popular Hong Kong Auction, and realized total prices in excess of $12 million. Leading the way were these stunning and exceptional offerings:
CHINA. Silver Dollar Pattern, Year 12 (1923). Tientsin Mint. PCGS MS-64 Prooflike. Sold for $432,000.
CHINA. Silver 50 Cents Pattern, Year 3 (1911). Tientsin Mint. Hsuan-t’ung (Xuantong [Puyi]). PCGS SPECIMEN-63. Sold for $384,000.
CHINA. Silver Dollar Pattern, ND (1916). Tientsin Mint. Hung-hsien (Hongxian [Yuan Shih-kai]). PCGS SPECIMEN-60. Sold for $372,000.
CHINA. Gold Dollar Pattern, ND (1923). PCGS SPECIMEN-61. Sold for $360,000.
CHINA. Gold K’uping Tael Pattern, CD (1906). Tientsin Mint. Kuang-hsu (Guangxu). NGC MS-62. Sold for $324,000.
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We are always seeking coins, medals, and paper money for our future auctions, and are currently accepting submissions for our January 2023 Official Auction of the NYINC and our Spring 2023 Hong Kong auction. Additionally, we are accepting submissions for our Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auctions, the next of which will be held in November, and the next for which we are accepting consignments scheduled for February 2023. If you would like to learn more about consigning, whether a singular item or an entire collection, please contact one of our consignment directors today and we will assist you in achieving the best possible return on your material.