CHINA, Qīng dynasty. Dézōng (Guāngxù).
|Triton XX, Lot: 1163. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 1875-1908. CU 10 Cash (25mm, 2h). Jílín
province. Jílín mint. Struck circa 1903
. Legend in Hànzì
characters and Manchu script / Flying imperial dragon left, coiled leftward around fireball. Cf. Duan 1242-5 (unlisted variety); KM (Y) 177.3. In PCGS encapsulation graded MS 63 RB.
From the Dr. Patrick H. C. Tan Collection. Ex Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio (30 March 2015), lot 14159 (hammer $1300).