Kiangnan ND (1911) 10 cents Y-146

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Ponterio sale 162, lot 60334
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 60334 in Ponterio sale 162 (Hong Kong, August 2011), where it sold for $1,792. The catalog description[1] noted, "CHINA. Kiangnan. 7.2 Candareens (10 Cents), ND (ca. 1911). 江南省造宣統元寶七分二釐銀幣。NGC AU-55. Ex: The Frank Robinson Collection."

Recorded mintage: 820,000.

Specification: 2.60 g, .820 fine silver, 0.0343 oz ASW.

Catalog reference: L&M-268; K-110; Y-146; Hsu-149.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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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