USD 160000 - 180000
CHINA. 1500 Yuan, 1989. NGC PROOF-69 Ultra Cameo. 90 mm diameter. Fr-25; KM-259. Struck for the 40th Anniversary of the People s Republic of China. Tied for finest certified with four other examples on the NGC population report, none finer. A VERY RARE piece from a mintage of only 100 pieces struck, this being stamped with serial number #057. Incredibly well struck for being such a large format. Mao Zedong and all of the figures present are well rendered and detailed with all of the frosted devices having no breaks or flecks. The deep pool mirrored fields are undisturbed and free of any signs of contact.