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What's It Worth? / Re: Old chinese silver coin
« Last post by TomG on Yesterday at 09:51:40 PM »
It matches authoritative descriptions of the Kirin 50 cent (3M+6C) Y-182a.1.

https://www.ngccoin.com/price-guide/world/china-provincial-kirin-province-50-cents-y-182a.1-1901-1905-cuid-1046653-duid-1309694
https://www.pcgs.com/prices/valueview/164709?cid=4621

Design details look correct. Coin surfaces look reasonably uniformly smooth. Provenance of 70 - 80 years in the family possession is encouraging. Check the actual weight against 13.1g reference weight. Lingering doubts can be addressed by certification services.
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The last paragraph is a good laugh. Thanks for the educational piece.
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Lol. I was planning to place a link to your website joke about the panda in the bar but I saw it at the end of your article. What a nice way to start the day, reading that joke! Thanks.
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https://www.ngccoin.com/news/article/6964/Chinese-silver-bars/

That may help! Sorry.

Best wishes,
Peter Anthony
NGC Consultant
China Pricepedia — Chinese Coin Prices and More
The Gold & Silver Panda Coin Buyer’s Guide 3
www.pandacollector.com
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Where is the link to the article?
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"Bars are popular in China, a friend there once told me — speaking about silver and gold bars, of course. “Chinese people like bars.” But, because there is little demand outside of the country for “art” bars, few ever make it to foreign shores. To the rest of the numismatic world, they are footnotes to be ignored.

For instance, in 2017 China Gold Coin issued..."



I just spoke to Liao Bo, the artist in this photo, at the Beijing International Coin Expo last weekend.

Best wishes,
Peter Anthony
NGC Consultant
China Pricepedia — Chinese Coin Prices and More
The Gold & Silver Panda Coin Buyer’s Guide 3
www.pandacollector.com
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Just curious. Anyone happens to know what will be chosen for all 8 issues?
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Identification Help / Re: ID Help Please . . .
« Last post by MudMammal on November 11, 2018, 07:03:01 AM »
I've taken a picture with the correct alignment to hopefully help with the ID . Do you think this is the correct match ? Or do I have it completely wrong ? =o) Thanks
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Identification Help / Re: ID Help Please . . .
« Last post by MudMammal on November 11, 2018, 04:03:40 AM »
Someone has suggested a Qianlong Tongbao (乾隆通寳) 1735–1796 . Would you agree ?
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Identification Help / ID Help Please . . .
« Last post by MudMammal on November 11, 2018, 02:08:25 AM »
Hi . Found this old Chinese coin on the foreshore of the river Thames yesterday . Any help with an ID would be awesome . Also , why do you think it was cut in half ? Some kind of friendship token ? Thanks in advance
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