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    1919 Yunnan 10 Dollars

    Yunnan gold 10 Dollars ND (1919), 1 below flags, Fr-10, L&M-1057, KM-Y482, AU58 NGC. Obv. Facing head of General Tang Chi-yao. revRev. Crossed flags with "1" below. An appealing example of this popular, one-year type, this piece has a bold strike, with reddish-gold luster, and no detracting imperfections. Tang Chi-yao was the military governor of Yunnan when this piece was struck. He was a very ambitious general (and warlord) whose ambition led to a continual series of military engagements, most of which revolved around his heavy involvement in opium trafficking. The continuing warfare interfered with his many aspirations.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    14th-16th Tuesday-Thursday
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