PMG-certified Artist's Renditions for Unissued Chinese Notes Realize $277,000

Posted on 1/9/2020

The group of artist's renditions were the top lot in a Spink sale in Hong Kong, China in January 2020.

A group of seven PMG-certified sets of front and back artist's renditions for unissued Chinese banknotes created in the early 1970s realized HK$2.16 million (about $277,000 USD) at a Spink numismatic sale in Hong Kong, China in early January 2020.

A set of China 1972 1 Yuan Front and Back Artist's Renditions certified by PMG, part of a lot that realized about $277,000 USD.
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The artist's renditions were for a 1973 1 Jiao, 1972 2 Jiao, 1973 5 Jiao, 1972 1 Yuan, 1973 2 Yuan, 1973 5 Yuan and 1972 10 Yuan. The colorful group of notes, which were sold as a single lot, shows industrious scenes that include factory workers or iron smelters.

Other highlights from the sale included:

All prices realized include a 20 percent buyer's premium.

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