A Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency will be called April 5-April 8 by Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Dated 1907 and 1910 pattern dollars from the Tienstin Mint, graded Numismatic Guaranty Corporation MS-64 and MS-65, respectively.
The cataloger said a parade of other highly desirable dollars follows, with multiple undated (1911) Dot After Dollar coins in MS-62, followed by a Year 3 (1911) Dragon In Clouds dollar In Professional Coin Grading Service MS-65+.
Republic General Issues offer an array of Sun Yat-sen dollars, Li Yuan Hung dollars in nearly every variety in the catalog and Yuan Shih Kai issues.
Provincial Issues number 140 very pieces, including coinage from Anhwei, Chekiang, Chihli, Fengtien, Fukien, Hunan, Hupeh, Kiangnan, Kiangsu, Kirin, Kwangtung, Kweichow, Manchuria, Sinkiang, Szechuan, Tibet and Yunnan.
There are 22 lots of Chinese fantasies.
There will be a number of modern issues, including a robust offering of Unicorn and Lunar Series issues in addition to the usual extensive offering of Panda coinage.
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This article was originally printed in World Coin News.
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