Spink China Sets Numismatic Standards
On 2nd April, Spink China auctioned hundreds of banknotes, coins and bonds and shares in the Numismatic Collector's Series Sale.
The star lot was a 1926 Republic of China silver dollar featuring a design of Chang Cho Lin, the Manchurian warlord assassinated by the Japanese in 1928, which realised HK$1,380,000 (including buyer's premium).
Realised Price: HK$1,380,000
Other highlights included a 2nd Series Renminbi from The People's Bank of China. This banknote was introduced in 1955 to replace the preceding series with the newly issued denomination of 3 yuan. This independently high-graded banknote realised HK$156,000 (including buyer's premium), exceeding its pre-auction estimate.
Realised Price: HK$156,000
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