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    Extraordinarily Rare L. Giorgi Cent Pattern

    Republic bronze Pattern "L. Giorgi" Cent (20 Cash) Year 5 (1916) MS63 Red and Brown NGC, KM-Pn41, CCC-680, CL-MG.54, Duan-3224, Hsu-555. Among the rarest copper patterns of the early Republican series--entirely missing from the Norman Jacobs, Irving Goodman, and Kann collections. Produced by the Tientsin mint's chief engraver Luigi Giorgi, most famously know for his iconic pattern dollar series of President Yuan Shih-kai, this issue represents the officially adopted design, with the addition of the artist's signature just to the right of 6 o'clock on the reverse, as holdered. One of just 10 reportedly certified between NGC and PCGS combined, it is only the fourth we have been able to locate coming to auction in the past 2 decades, including the Wa She Wong example sold in 2010 (MS64 Brown), a second piece offered in 2014 (MS63 Brown), and most recently the Aki Tomo example sold in 2016 (SP64 Brown). Possessing rich cupric undertones, the specimen at hand stands out among the majority of those pieces for having retained a significant degree of its original mint red color, omitting even the smallest of stray marks from the surfaces with die polish lining the central reverse cartouche. Of immense significance for the serious Chinese numismatist, and perhaps the only opportunity to obtain an example for many years to come.

    極罕「L.Giorgi簽字版」壹分樣幣

    民國五年(1916)壹分銅樣幣「L.Giorgi簽字版」。MS63 Red and Brown NGC。
    民國初期錢幣系列中,極爲罕見的銅樣幣,連諾曼雅格斯收藏、古德曼收藏、及耿愛德收藏中均不見蹤影。由天津鑄幣廠首席雕刻師Luigi Giorgi製作,其作品以袁世凱像壹圓樣幣系列聞名。此屬正式發行的設計,并在背面右下角有雕刻師簽名,評級盒亦有相關標注。NGC和PCGS合共已評的10枚同款銅樣幣之一,這是過去二十年間拍賣場上出現的第四枚。此枚銅色包漿飽滿,保留了原始的銅紅色,呈原廠狀態,在同系列中脫穎而出,背面正中雕飾則用模具拋光作標記。具有歷史意義的錢幣,對於中國錢幣收藏家來說,這是絕佳的收藏機會,萬勿錯過。




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