Mavin International's Auction on May 7, 2011, features Chinese coins and banknotes.
[SINGAPORE] — Mavin International is pleased to offer choice Chinese, Asian and other world coins and banknotes at its upcoming Auction 27 on May 7, 2011, at the Concorde Hotel Singapore. The auction will consist exclusively of NGC and PMG graded lots.
Chinese banknote highlights include a consecutive pair of Chinese Revolutionary Government 100 Dollars or Piastres 1906 bearing the signature of Sun Yat Sen graded PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ, and a Kwangtung Currency Bureau 5 Dollars 1907 graded PMG Choice Very Fine 35 EPQ. Choice and original Imperial era Chinese banknotes have become extremely elusive. In Exceptional Paper Quality, they are simply a sight to behold. Also in the auction are a Malaya & British Borneo $10,000 Color Trial in Red graded PMG About Uncirculated 50, an issued Malaya & British Borneo $1,000 1953 graded PMG Extremely Fine 40, a Malaya $1000 1942 graded PMG Choice Very Fine 35, a Government of India George V 50 Rupees graded PMG Extremely Fine 40 and many others.
Coin highlights include an exceptional selection of Straits Settlements Proofs and Specimens including a number of proof only issues. Other highlights include a Penang 1/10th Dollar 1788 in an almost unheard of MS 63, a Sarawak Cent 1941H MS 66 RD, an East Africa 50 Cents 1919 in MS62, a fine group of Imperial, Republican and Modern Chinese, and a number of East India Company Gilt Proofs. With the exception of a single lot in an NCS holder, all the coins are NGC graded and encapsulated.
Details of the auction and the lots may be viewed at www.mavininternational.com
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