Kiangnan 1902 CD 1 dollar Y-145a.9

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Ponterio sale 162, lot 60307
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

Kiangnan (Jiangnan) Province is situated south of the Yangtze River. It encompasses several well-known cities, such as Nanjing and Shanghai. Mints operated at many times, with a modern facility built in 1897. Later, other mints for copper and silver coins were opened in Shanghai and other cities.

The specimen shown was lot 60307 in Ponterio sale 162 (Hong Kong, August 2011), where it sold for $32,862. The catalog description[1] noted, "CHINA. Kiangnan. 7 Mace 2 Candareens (Dollar), CD (1902). 壬寅江南省造七錢二分銀幣。"HAH". Lightly toned. 輕度包漿。NGC MS-62."

Recorded mintage: 3,562,000.

Specification: 27.0 g, 0.900 fine silver,.

Catalog reference: L&M-248; K-93; Y-145a.9; Hsu-132.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Kann, Eduard. Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Coins, Vol. 1 of 3. Bronx, NY: Ishi Press International, 2006.
  • Lin Gwo Ming, Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Gold & Silver Coins: Ching and Republican Issues, Seventh Edition, Hong Kong: Ma Tak Wo Numismatic Co., Ltd., 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 162: The August 2011 Hong Kong Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2011.

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