PMG and NGC Highlights in November Champion Macau Auction

Posted on 11/23/2017

November Champion Macau Auction features rarities graded by PMG and NGC.

The November Champion Macau Auction features a number of rarities graded by PMG and NGC. The auction will be held at the Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 in China on November 26th and is jointly sponsored by the Macau Numismatic Society, which hosts its annual show 11/24-26 at the nearby Kam Pak Community Center.

Auction Online:

Macau, China Preview 11/24 11:00-18:00 2F Macau Kam Pek Community Centre
Macau, China Preview 11/25 11:00-18:00 6/F Promenade, Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16, China
Macau, China Preview 11/26 09:00-12:00 6/F Promenade, Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16, China
Auction 11/26 12:00-17:00 6/F Promenade, Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16, China
Pick up 11/27 10:00-13:00 6/F Promenade, Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16, China

PMG Highlights

  • Lot 001 CHINA-Macau 1924 Banco Nacional Ultramarino - Macao Branch 5 Patacas (185057), Pick 8, PMG Choice VF35. Finest Known. Highest graded note by PMG. Estimate: US$23,000-40,000

  • Lot 026 CHINA-Macao 1973 Banco Nacional Ultramarino - Macao Branch 100 Patacas (999999), Pick 53a, PMG GU66EPQ. Estimate: US$4,000-8,000
  • Lot 047 CHINA 1899 Hupeh Government Mint (7 Mace 2 Candareens), One Dollar (Zhu-581), Pick S2135, PMG Choice EF45NET. Arthur Coole Collection. Vertical format; WITHOUT punch cancellations! Two dragons holding obverse and reverse of silver dragon dollar/ back orange. This attractive original with vivid color is not illustrated in the Standard Catalog. Ex-Walter Loeb Collection. Tremendous opportunity; the first this cataloger has ever seen. Estimate: US$30,000-60,000

  • Lot 048 CHINA-Tibet, China AUTONOMOUS ND (1913/1659) Government of Tibet 50 Tam (1589), Pick 6, PMG Choice EF45NET. Nicholas Rhodes Collection. Estimate: US$5,000-10,000
  • Lot 049 CHINA 1935 Bank of Communications One Yuan Specimen (A000000Z), Pick 153s, PMG GU66EPQ. Estimate: US$600-1,200
  • Lot 179 JAPAN 1913 Bank of Japan 100 Yen Specimen - Payable In Gold, with Japanese block characters. Red Mi-hon overprint in upper right corner of both obverse and back, plus perforated in center of note, Pick 33s, PMG AU50. Norman Jacobs Collection. Estimate: US$15,000-20,000
  • Lot 199 THAILAND ND (1945) Government of Thailand Bank 5 Baht (K/91 807037), Pick 46b, PMG CU64EPQ. Estimate: US$2,000-4,000

NGC Highlights

  • Lot 213 CHINA-EMPIRE 1911 One Dollar Silver, L&M 37, Y31, NGC MS61. W&B Capital Collection. Estimate: US$3,000-6,000

  • Lot 275 CHINA-PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT Federal Reserve Bank 5 Fen Silver Pattern, KM Pn2, NGC SP58. Estimate: US$2,000-4,000
  • Lot 276 CHINA-MENGCHIANG 1937 One Chiao Aluminium Pattern, KM Pn3, NGC AU55. Estimate: US$2,000-4,000
  • Lot 277 CHINA-TIBET 1909 One Srang Silver, L&M 657, Y9, Chang CH58 (Kann 1438), NGC AU55. Damkoehler Collection. Shortly before the British military invasion reached Lhasa in 1904, the Dalai Lama fled to Mongolia and later to Peking. He returned to Lhasa in December 1909, but in February 1910, a Chinese army marched into Lhasa, and the Dalai Lama fled again, this time to India. This coin, with traditional design, was struck at the Dode Mint, but because the coin is dated Year 1 of Chinese Emperor Hsuan T'ung (Xuan Tong), the coin was not popular in Tibet. Several die varieties of this coin are known to exist. Estimate: US$2,000-4,000
  • Lot 292 CHINA-BERLIN 2016 World Money Fair Berlin - Otto Beh Dies Berlin Special Exhibit Palladium Proof, Commemorative Show Panda, 40mm, Coin Number 05, Mintage 10, NGC PF69 ULTRA CAMEO. Estimate: US$8,000-12,000

  • Lot 293 CHINA-MACAU 2016 Macau Numismatic Society 1000g .999 Silver Proof, diameter 120mm, Commemorative Show Panda, Mintage 20, NGC PF69 ULTRA CAMEO. Estimate: US$5,000-10,000
  • Lot 300 CHINA-BERLIN 2017 World Money Fair Berlin -Sino-German Friendship Berlin Special Exhibit 8g Gold Plated Die Trial Copper Proof, Commemorative Show Panda, Mintage 3, NGC PF69 ULTRA CAMEO. Estimate: US$6,000-12,000
  • Lot 309 CHINA 2017 Coin of the Year Beijing Book Release 31.104g (1 Oz) .999 Silver Proof, diameter 40mm, Commemorative Show Panda, Mintage 300, NGC PF70 CAMEO. Estimate: US$200-400

The thoughts and opinions in the piece are those of their author and are not necessarily the thoughts of the Certified Collectibles Group.

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