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Title: Finest known Chinese 1928 Auto dollar highlights Champion Dec. 3 auction
Post by: ccl on December 05, 2016, 11:48:29 PM
This article from yesterday:

The finest known Auto dollar of a specific variety highlights Champion Coin Auctions’ Dec. 3 sale in Macau.

The 1928 silver dollar from China’s Kweichow Province was issued to honor Governor Chou His-cheng, who had just completed a motor road through his province. According to cataloger Bruce Smith, the road was actually built as part of a famine relief operation and was financed in part by the International Famine Relief Commission.

An American engineer...