Centuries-old Chinese Note Certified by PMG Offered in Stack's Bowers Sale
Posted on 11/10/2021
A piece of paper money that is at least 680 years old is among the numismatic rarities certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) in an upcoming Stack's Bowers sale. Bidding is already underway for the December 2021 Hong Kong Collectors Choice Online Auction of World, Hong Kong and Chinese Paper Money, which concludes December 3, 2021.
The top lot in the sale is a China 1264-1341 2 Kuan graded PMG 12 Fine NET (lot 50250), with an estimate of $30,000 to $40,000. The Yuan Dynasty was founded by Mongol leader Kublai Khan, encompassing most of modern-day China as well as Mongolia. It was later defeated by the Ming Dynasty.
Other PMG-certified highlights in the sale include:
- a China 1999 (ND 2001) 50 Yuan Specimen graded PMG 58 Choice About Unc EPQ (lot 50405) with an estimate of $30,000 to $35,000
- a Hong Kong, Standard Chartered Bank 1994-97 20 Dollars graded PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 50241) with an estimate of $10,000 to $12,000
- a China / Ch'ing Dynasty 1858 50,000 Cash graded PMG 40 Extremely Fine (lot 50251) with an estimate of $8,000 to $12,000
- a China 1922 10 Dollars Specimen graded PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated (lot 50446) with an estimate of $5,000 to $8,000
- a group of five Macau 2005 (ND 2006) notes (10, 20, 100, 500 and 1,000 Patacas), all with Ascending Ladder Serial Numbers, graded PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ to PMG 68 Superb Gem Uncirculated EPQ (lot 50118) with an estimate of $300 to $500
All estimates are provided by the auction house in US Dollars.
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