A Chinese Silver Pattern certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) realized nearly $700,000 in a recent Heritage Auctions sale. It was one of 15 NGC-graded coins that realized six-figure prices in the World Coins Platinum Session and Signature Auction on June 21, 2023.
Three modern Chinese 1-kilogram gold coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®) each realized prices over $150,000 in a Heritage Auctions sale, and another realized over $70,000. The World Coins Platinum Session and Signature Auction, was held June 21-22, 2023.
World Coins Auctions – Long-Whiskered Dragon Dollar, Featuring Giorgi’s Most Coveted Design, Takes Flight Toward HKINF World Coins Auction
"The world-class lots that comprise this auction make it one of the finest we have seen in a single auction," says Cris Bierrenbach, Executive Vice President of International Numismatics at Heritage Auctions.
World Coins Auctions – ‘Long-Whiskered Dragon’ Dollar Flies to $690,000, Bringing the Heat to Heritage’s $9.7 Million HKINF World Coins Platinum Event
The result followed the June 20 HKINF World Paper Money Signature® Auction - Hong Kong auction that finished at $1,503,400, bringing the combined total for the two events, each of which included multiple new records, to $11,178,925.
The 10th Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF) has been a great success. First and foremost, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to all of our exhibitors. It has been 3 years since our last show, and we are delighted to see that the numismatic market has remained very lively. It is our utmost pleasure to welcome the top coin dealers from all around the world.
It is with hope and excitement that we welcome the arrival of the 10th Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF). Due to the global pandemic, this is our first fair since the 9th HKINF in September 2019. It is truly extraordinary that, after over 3 years of delay, the world is opening up thanks to concerted global effort to contain the pandemic. We are very happy to see the world gradually returning to normal with a positive outlook.
香港國際錢幣展銷會（ HKINF ）今年六月拍賣即將舉槌，各式各樣精美罕見的拍品現已上載於官網之中，歡迎隨時查看並參與競投。中國貨幣收藏界除了錦繡俏麗的紙幣輔幣外，還有林林總總的銀錠值得一探其中味。
People's Bank of China has been issuing collectible coins made with precious metal since 1979. In 1992, it released its first Chinese Lunar signs Kilo series, also known as the First Issue (1981-92) Chinese Lunar Complete Set Commemorative Issue. At the time, the gold coin was the spotlight amongst collectors and demand far exceeded its supply.