Heritage’s Dec. 5-7 World Currency Auction for HKINF features a stunning, National Bank of China Limited 5 Dollars 2.5.1894 KNB1a Pick 247a, a rare Hong Kong National Bank of China Limited Issue (est. $50,000-$70,000).
World Currency Auctions – 6 billion Yuan, the largest-denomination Chinese banknote, brings $78,000 to top $1.5 million World Paper Money auction
A Chinese Sinkiang Provincial Bank 6,000,000,000 Yuan = 10,000 Gold Yuan Pick S1797 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ, the largest known denomination for any Chinese banknote, drew the largest result ever when it more than doubled its pre-auction estimate, ending at $78,000.
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.
The demand for East Asian banknotes has been on the rise, as shown in Heritage Auctions' HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction in June, which brought more than $2.5 million.
Amid a surge in demand for Asian currency, a pair of notes — one Chinese and one from Hong Kong — each could bring $30,000 or more when they are sold in Heritage Auctions' HKINF World Paper Money Signature® Auction July 6-7 in Hong Kong.
A lovely Gem graded example with the scarcer stars and wings watermark which is much scarcer than the open star counterpart. A highly sought after grade with the very desirable "Exceptional Paper Quality" designation.
NGC Hong Kong Limited (NGC Hong Kong), the Hong Kong, China affiliate of Numismatic Guaranty Company® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®), will offer PMG Expedited Grading and regular NGC and NCS submissions at the Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF), on June 23-25, 2023.