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    Elusive Pattern Kuping Tael in Gold

    Kuang-hsu gold Pattern Kuping Tael (Liang) CD 1907 MS63 NGC, Tientsin mint, KM-Pn302, L&M-1024, Kann-1541. Reeded Edge/Small Clouds variety. Obv. Four Chinese characters within a beaded ring standing for, "Ta Ching Gold Coin," in the outer circle above are six Chinese characters translating as,  "Made (during) the Kuang Hsu (regime) in the year of Guang XU (1907)," in the outer circle below are four Chinese characters translating as, "Kuping (weight)  1 Tael." Rev. Large dragon entirely surrounded by clouds. Boldly struck, with bright luster and greenish-gold patina. The surfaces display only minor contact marks, with a dark toning spot on the obverse at 11 o'clock. An exceedingly rare issue, struck only as a Pattern and in tiny numbers. One of the finer known examples.
    Ex. W&B Capital Collection


    1907年光緒丁未年造大清金幣一兩金樣幣。 MS63 NGC。
    出自:W&B Capital Collection

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