China 1984 100 yuan KM-102
This specimen was lot 1665 in Goldberg sale 104 (Los Angeles, September 2018), where it sold for $600. The catalog description noted, "China. 100 Yuan, 1984. Emperor Huang Di. NGC graded Proof 69 Ultra Cameo." This module was used for various NCLT's honoring Chinese historical figures thru the 1980's and 1990's. The series never achieved the popularity of the panda program.
Recorded mintage: 10,000.
Specification: 11.32 g, .917 fine gold, 0.333 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM-102.
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- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 106: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2018.