China 2012 200 yuan KM-2025
This specimen was lot 32639 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $720. The catalog description noted, "People's Republic gold Panda 200 Yuan 2012 MS70 PCGS. Panda with cub. First Strike issue." 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. The half ounce panda was raised from 50 yuan to 200 yuan in 2000.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 15.55 g, .999 fine gold, 0.500 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 2025.
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