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).
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"It's a pleasure to see the audience migrating from book bidding to live bidding as our platform improves. Looking back, this is arguably our best ANA auction event ever! We are all very happy for our consignors and the results they were able to achieve."
This year’s return to the Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair is certainly a cause for celebration, and with it comes one of Heritage Auctions’ strongest and most comprehensive offerings of Asian and related numismatics. With the continued meteoric rise in interest for iconic and high-grade rarities spanning ancient China through the Qing, Republic, and People’s Republic eras, this auction will truly speak to all collectors and promises to stir tremendous excitement in the global collecting community.
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.
World Coins & Currency Auctions – Heritage Auctions Reports $464 Million 2022 for Numismatic Auctions Alone, $1.45 Billion Total Sales
$103.5 million Nobel Peace Prize benefitting UNICEF humanitarian response to war in Ukraine excluded from totals because Heritage waived its commission
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.