China 1987 50 yuan KM-170

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Goldberg sale 104, lot 3909
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This specimen was lot 3909 in Goldberg sale 104 (Los Angeles, June 2018), where it sold for $600. The catalog description[1] noted, "China. 50 Yuan, 1987. Year of the Rabbit. PCGS graded Proof 68 Deep Cameo. From the Ora Eads Collection." This NCLT was accompanied by KM 169 (10 yuan, 15 g silver). It honored the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese zodiac.

Recorded mintage: 4,000 proofs.

Specification: 155.5 g, .999 fine silver, 5 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-170.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 104: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2018.

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