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    Extremely Rare Imperial Issue from the Yu-Ning Government Bank

    China Kiang-Nan Yu-Ning Government Bank 10 Silver Dollars 1905 Pick S1170 PCGS Gold Shield Very Good 8 Details.
    Regional government issues under the late Qing Dynasty are rare, with this highest denomination silver convertible note bordering on the "impossible." At the time of cataloging, this is the first of its type to be offered in a public, traceable auction. Although the Kiangnan Region (Jiangnan, as it is known today) has always been famed for its foreign trade, most of its Imperial Era banknotes have disappeared, or have been converted to silver coinage which was likely to be preferable to traders. It is presumed that this note was issued in the areas along the East China Sea, north of Taiwan and south of Shanghai. Additionally, the lifespan of this 1905 note was probably short, as a 1907 series of silver notes was also created and issued. Extensive repairs and restorations were masterfully executed to preserve this rarity. Almost all details are clearly visible, including both serial numbers and relevant texts. The large format copper exchangeable notes appear from time to time, but not the silver notes. This impressive note represents an important opportunity as the first $10 to be offered publicly. Expect high interest in this piece.


    NOTE: This lot was manufactured in China and was sourced from outside the United States for this auction after September 1, 2019. Under the new US tariffs on Chinese goods, collector's items from China will be subject to a 7.5% import tariff. Any clients who wish to take delivery of this item in the United States should be aware of this added charge, and consult their tax adviser with any questions.

    罕見的江南裕甯官銀錢局銀元鈔票

    光緒三十一年(1905)江南裕甯官銀錢局銀元鈔票拾圓。PCGS Gold Shield Very Good 8 Details。
    在清末印製的地方官銀局鈔票向來稀罕,而最高面額、可兌換白銀的鈔票更是難以入手。截至編目時,這是此品種首次出現於公開、有記錄的拍賣中。雖然江南地區以外貿而著稱,但大多清朝鈔票已經丟失,或已兌換成白銀以方便商人。此鈔應是在中國東部沿海地區,台灣北部以及上海南部發行。此外,這張1905年鈔票的使用時間應該頗為短暫,因為1907年的銀元鈔票隨即被發行使用。這張珍鈔曾經歷大量精細的修補工作,以便保存。大多數細節,包括序號和相關文字,都仍然清晰可見。大幅面的銅元可兌換鈔票比比皆是,但銀元鈔票卻非常罕見。這張令人印象深刻的拾圓鈔票首次出現於公開拍賣,機會難得,預計會迎來不少收藏家的注意。


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    23rd Wednesday
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