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    Flashy Near-Gem Pattern Dragon Dollar

    Hsüan-t'ung silver Pattern Dollar ND (1910) MS64 NGC, Tientsin mint, Kann-219, L&M-24, WS-0036, Wenchao-98 (rarity 2 stars), Chang Foundation-32. Simply enthralling, and perhaps one of the most attractive dragon designs produced during Hsüan-t'ung's brief reign, this incredible pattern dollar is certainly set to stun. One of four denominations produced by the central mint in this year in compliance with the currency regulations promulgated by the Board of Revenue, though the 1/2 Dollar was the only that was actually released for circulation, the dollar is likely the most iconic entry in the series, its large flan allowing the beauty of the design to be expressed to its fullest. Toned to a darker dove-gray, the fields pair nicely with the intricate winding figure of the central dragon, whose scales catch the light to produce a nearly frosty appearance. The surfaces themselves are fully watery, producing an overall specimen or Prooflike quality. Very near to the peak of the certified population, and notoriously difficult to procure as such, the piece is sure to elicit fierce bidding amongst serious collectors.

    NOTE: This lot was manufactured in China and was sourced from outside the United States for this auction after September 1, 2019. Under the new US tariffs on Chinese goods, collector's items from China will be subject to a 7.5% import tariff. Any clients who wish to take delivery of this item in the United States should be aware of this added charge, and consult their tax adviser with any questions.

    極品宣統年大清銀幣壹圓樣幣

    1910年宣統年造大清銀幣壹圓樣幣。MS64 NGC。
    天津造幣厰。珍稀度二星。令人嘆爲觀止的逸品,説是短暫宣統年間最美的龍銀設計亦不爲過。鑄造時值戶部推行新例,改革幣制。總造幣厰按此鑄造四款面值錢幣,此為其中一款。儘管實際發行的只有半圓,但此圓銀幣卻為系列中最廣爲人知的一款。其幣面較大,華美設計展現得淋漓盡致。底板暗灰包漿,與盤踞正中的騰龍浮雕完美配合,光照下比比龍鱗霜面閃爍。極佳的樣幣品質。入評例子中數一數二的一枚,拍賣場上曇花一現的稀世珍寶。想必會引起資深藏家熱烈競投。




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    Auction Dates
    December, 2020
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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