China 2011 50 yuan KM-1978
This specimen was lot 42172 in Stack's Bowers Winter sale (Baltimore, November 2015), where it sold for $129.25. The catalog description noted, "CHINA. 50 Yuan, 2011. Panda Series. NGC MS-69. No spots, tone or fog. An impressive example and fully as struck." 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: unknown.
Specification: 3.15 g, .999 fine gold, 0.10 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-B17; KM-1978; PAN-531a.
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