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Title: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: fwang2450 on November 08, 2012, 06:33:56 PM
I translated Huang Ruiyong's lecture on small silver coins, but as there are many coin pictures in the post, which require a lot of manual work, I cannot post the translations both here and on my blog. For those interested, it is just a click away:

http://modern-chinese-numismatic-info.blogspot.com/2012/11/explore-wonderful-world-of-small-silver.html

I find the lecture particularly enlightening for beginners, as it touches on the collection strategy, varieties, themes and accessories. For those of us who start late without a deep pocket, small silver coins will be a natural starting point. Moreover, as Huang points out, if one can own all the top small silver coins, the prestige of the collection and the investment return will be no less than some of the gold coins. Happy reading!
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: NBM on November 08, 2012, 07:17:26 PM
 :thumbup: Thank you once again kind sir.
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: flora79 on November 08, 2012, 08:28:52 PM
Thank you, but I can not open this link
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: PCGS-ASIA on November 08, 2012, 08:37:39 PM

Thanks, that is a nice little article....
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: BobW on November 08, 2012, 08:41:47 PM
Very informative, well-written and definitely worth reading. Thank you.
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: fwang2450 on November 08, 2012, 08:42:02 PM
Thank you, but I can not open this link
You can go to my blog directly:
http://modern-chinese-numismatic-info.blogspot.com/

And the post is right on top.
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: comeaux on November 08, 2012, 09:18:43 PM
Very informative ... thanks !!!  :thumbup:
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: Straitssettlementshop on November 10, 2012, 01:20:33 AM
Hi Fwang,

Thank you very much for taking the time to translate into english with much appreciation from us all.

I have a question. Under the gold animal category with 3 stars the WWF gold panda was it issued in 2011 ?

Thanks.

Best Regards,
SSS
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: fwang2450 on November 10, 2012, 02:37:13 AM
Hi Fwang,

Thank you very much for taking the time to translate into english with much appreciation from us all.

I have a question. Under the gold animal category with 3 stars the WWF gold panda was it issued in 2011 ?

Thanks.

Best Regards,
SSS
I believe you are talking about the coin ranking list. Actually it was an error in translation. I just followed the Chinese without checking, but the Chinese was not clear enough. It refers to the 1994 8g gold Panda, in the Endangered Wildlife series IV. NGC refers to it as Panda Series V (should be IV). Here are the pictures:
http://www.dxcoin.com/coin-715.html

I have updated both the Excel file and my blog with the new translation "1994 8g gold Endangered Wildlife Panda". The updated Excel file is attached here.
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: Straitssettlementshop on November 10, 2012, 02:40:12 AM
Hi Fwang,

Thank you so much for the clarification. You are the best !

Best Regards,
SSS
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: pandamonium on November 10, 2012, 10:26:42 AM
Thanks Fwang:  As usual, it has been forwarded to many new collectors........
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: moosician on November 10, 2012, 08:42:05 PM
I translated Huang Ruiyong's lecture on small silver coins, but as there are many coin pictures in the post, which require a lot of manual work, I cannot post the translations both here and on my blog. For those interested, it is just a click away:

http://modern-chinese-numismatic-info.blogspot.com/2012/11/explore-wonderful-world-of-small-silver.html

I find the lecture particularly enlightening for beginners, as it touches on the collection strategy, varieties, themes and accessories. For those of us who start late without a deep pocket, small silver coins will be a natural starting point. Moreover, as Huang points out, if one can own all the top small silver coins, the prestige of the collection and the investment return will be no less than some of the gold coins. Happy reading!

Hi, im having trouble with the link, if not inconvenient, can you pls kindly post the link to the orignal chinese site?
Thanks alot in advance, appreciate it.
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: SANDAC on November 10, 2012, 10:21:16 PM
I finally got around to read it.  Enjoyed it very much.  The same notions of low entry cost and hidden varieties are what motivated me for the last couple years, and it is gratifying to hear the same view from a master.  Thank you for translating.
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: fwang2450 on November 10, 2012, 11:33:21 PM
Hi, im having trouble with the link, if not inconvenient, can you pls kindly post the link to the orignal chinese site?
Thanks alot in advance, appreciate it.
Here is the source: http://www.jibi.net/News/qbdjbd/9_12_37_756_3.html
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: moosician on November 10, 2012, 11:58:42 PM
Thanks!
 :thumbup1:
Title: Re: Huang Ruiyong's "Explore the Wonderful World of Small Silver Coins"
Post by: mowi on February 01, 2014, 01:57:00 PM
Dear fwang2450,

Have read several of your post and blog now and thought I'd let you know I appreciate your efforts. Great stuff with Ruiyong's lectures, Dandans comments (I wonder which dealer at the LuGong market hides behind this alias).

Anyways, I'd like to share my gameplan for the Lunar year of the Horse which might give some good ideas to another newbie. (and give a chuckle to some senior member  ;) )

Since most of the big coins on the 'starlist' are way out of my league I've started on a 'small starlist' of my own and will focus on Pandas. From the ideas shown on your blog I give each coin my perceived ratings;
i) Investment rating. Focus of rarity.
ii) Collectability rating. Just my opinion of much I and others like it.
iii) Variety rating. My word for any coin that have major or minor variants that are not recognized by NGC/PCGS at present.

The last two years I've randomly bought silver and gold Pandas and a few MCC's. Been fun. But during the last 6 months my intention was to accumulate more goodlooking key date 1oz silver Pandas in OMP and improve my grading skills. As a spinoff of this I finally completed my run at the 1oz silver BU Pandas from 1989-2014. Been more fun!
Now I've finally learned some about rarity, price structure, got some GuangXi/befriended some dealers at LuGong (Swedes are a rarity at LuGong) and learned a little about variants. Focus has been to first cover the beginners level Ag and Au Pandas and not be too distracted by all 5-star specimens. For Pandas I will now branch out to Pt, Pd and bi-metallic. I will also try to 'super-size' my Panda collection a little, i.e. buy some more 2oz, 5oz-1kg's over the next year. At least possible for Silver coins. :-)

Over this new Lunar year my plan is to grade all my Silver Pandas I feel can score well with. Learn the grading game and try my luck with NGC since they seems to be most popular in China. Then sell off some MS68-MS69 and def. keep any MS70's. Work on my first NGC registry set.
For the graded Gold Pandas I have I will try to buy a few more to complete some 1.9oz Gold sets in MS69 or MS70. Then sell some off to get some profit!

Then repeat.