Champion Macau Auction Features Rare PMG-certified Notes from Asia
Posted on 11/21/2022
Dozens of rare Chinese banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are available in the 2022 Champion Macau Autumn Auction. Online bidding is already underway for the sale, which will be held in Macau, China, on November 27, 2022.
The top paper money rarity in the auction is a China, Hupeh Government Mint 1899 $1 = 7 Mace 2 Candareens graded PMG 45 Choice Extremely Fine and pedigreed to the Arthur Coole Collection (lot 106), with an estimate of $20,000 to $40,000. This very popular large-size Ching dynasty one-dollar note shows facing dragons holding silver coins. It is the second-highest graded example in the PMG Population Report.
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Other PMG-certified highlights in this auction include:
- a Japan 1900-1913 Bank of Japan 100 Yen Specimen graded PMG 50 About Uncirculated and pedigreed to the Dr. Norman Jacobs Collection (lot 123), with an estimate of $12,000 to $24,000
- a Tibet, China – Local Government of Tibet ND (1913) 50 Tam note graded PMG 45 Choice Extremely Fine and pedigreed to the Nicholas Rhodes Collection (lot 101) with an estimate of $6,000 to $12,000
- a China, Central Bank of China 1941 2 Yuan graded PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated (lot 58) with an estimate of $2,000 to $4,000
- a China, Bank of Communications 1914 50 Yuan graded PMG 65 Gem Uncirculated EPQ and pedigreed to the Howard F. Bowker East Asia Collection (lot 82) with an estimate of $600 to $1,200
- a China, Farmers Bank of China 1936 50 Cents graded PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ and pedigreed to the Howard F. Bowker East Asia Collection (lot 86) with an estimate of $600 to $1,200
Estimates are provided by the auction house.
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