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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