USD 100000 - 150000
On September 1, 2019, the United States enacted new tariffs on collectors items of Chinese origin, including bullion and numismatic coins and banknotes. This lot was manufactured in China and was sourced from outside the United States for this auction after the tariffs were enacted. Accordingly, any client who wishes to take delivery of this item within the United States will be subject to a 7.5% import tariff plus a processing fee of 0.3464% (minimum $26.79 / maximum $519.76). Please note, this is not, and is not intended to be, a complete description of the applicable import tariffs and buyer remains fully liable for and agrees to promptly pay all tariffs and fees relating to the import of these items into the United States and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor will have any responsibility to pay any applicable tariffs or fees. Please consult your tax adviser with any questions.Furthermore, any lots subject to an import tariff will be shipped directly from our Hong Kong offices and shipments to the United States will be subject to our international shipping chart.
CHINA. Chekiang. Silver 1 Mace 4.4 Candareens (20 Cents) Pattern, Year 23 (1897). Anking Mint. PCGS SPECIMEN-65 Gold Shield.L&M-273; cf. K-117; KM-Y-53.5. This immensely impressive and alluring Gem pattern issue presents flawless gunmetal gray surfaces accentuated by some golden-russet toning around the devices. The only example of the type in the PCGS census, this majestic RARITY will undoubtedly be at or near the top of any connoisseurs list, as the chances are exceedingly unlikely of another specimen of this magnitude coming available anytime soon.Coinage in the Chekiang province began in 1896, with the services being tasked to the mint in Hupeh. Meanwhile, the Anking mint in Anhwei was similarly tasked to produce a series of patterns across four denominations the following year, of which this specimen is a robust survivor.Ex: Baldwins/Hong Kong 54 (4/2013) lot # 438 @ $125,000.