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    [Chinese Numismatics]. Works on Chinese Coins and Paper Money. Includes four volumes of the Shanghai Museum's encyclopedia of Chinese Money, Zhongguo li dai huo bi da xi (Volumes 1 [pre-Qin], 3 [Sui, Tang, and Five Dynasties], 7 [Qing notes], and 11 [revolutionary money], 1988-1993. Text in Chinese. Ex-library, very good. [with] The Inner Mongolian Numismatic Research Institute's 1987 Compilation of Pictures of Chinese Ancient Paper Money. Text in Chinese. Very good or better. [with] Two copies of the 1975 Quarterman reprint of James H. Stewart Lockhart's Lockhart Collection of Chinese Copper Coins. Ex-library, very good. [with] Hans M.F. Schulman's June 1971 sale of the Eduard Kann collection (with photo supplement in binder). Ex-library, very good. [with] Kann's 1954 Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins. Very good. [with] Lacouperie's 1892 Catalogue of Chinese Coins .. in the British Museum. Very good.
    Estimate $300.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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