USD 8000 - 12000
(t) CHINA. Kirin. 7 Mace 2 Candareens (Dollar), CD (1903). Kirin Mint. Kuang-hsu (Guangxu). PCGS EF-40.L&M-547; K-468; KM-Y-183A.2; cf. WS-0465 (regular V). Variety with dragons left claw not touching cloud and with inverted A in place of V in PROVINCE. Spectacularly wholesome and original, this elegantly toned crown offers pleasing detail remaining, with no problems of which to speak. For completeness, some minor peripheral striking weakness is noted, but also not entirely unexpected.