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    Exceptionally Rare Shanghai Silver Tael

    Shanghai. Tael Year 6 (1856) AU Details (Surface Hairlines) NGC, Kann-901, L&M-591, issued by the firm of Yu Shen Sheng, engraved by Feng Nien. Obv. Cake (of) standard silver (from the) business firm (of) Yu Shen Sheng (in the) Shanghai district (in the) 6th year (of emperor) Hsien Feng (1856). Rev. Made (by) Feng Nien, silversmith. Supervised (by) Chow Yuen Yu. Exact weight one Tsaoping Tael. Light silvery-gray patina, with bold definition and minor flan flaws. Some remaining luster is noted beneath the light toning and the hairlines mentioned on the holder are barely noticeable. A very nice example of this extremely rare issue.

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    August, 2014
    8th Friday
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