China 2010 50 yuan KM-1929
This specimen was lot 2378 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $167. The catalog description noted, "China. 50 Yuan, 2010. Two pandas, one lying on back. PCGS graded MS-70, First Strike. WINGS." The Chinese government has, since the mid 1980's, produced a mind boggling array of bullion related collectibles. A complete set is thousands of types yet buyers clamor for more.
Recorded mintage: 120,000.
Specification: 3.11 g, .999 fine gold, 0.10 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM-1929.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.