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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


    令人讚嘆的光緒丁未年造大清金幣一兩樣幣

    1907年光緒丁未年造大清金幣一兩金樣幣。 MS63 NGC。
    天津造幣廠。小雲版。正面中央串珠內刻有"大清金幣"四字及面值,背面龍騰雲圖案。鑄工精細、光澤明亮帶包漿,金光閃閃。表面少許碰痕,只以樣幣形式出現,這是已知最好的一枚。當年大清金幣後來因清政府藏金不足及金本位制未立而未有發行,存世僅見丙午和丁未年號樣幣。存世量非常稀少,可見其珍貴程度。
    出自:W&B Capital Collection




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