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宣统三年大清银币 "长鬚龙" 壹圆样币。天津造币厂。
CHINA. Silver Long-Whisker Dragon Dollar Pattern, Year 3 (1911). Tientsin Mint. PCGS SPECIMEN-64 Gold Shield.
亦常被称长鬚龙配普通版，与其他同年的样币略有不同。反面"普通版"的设计与大清"龙在云"壹圆设计相同，常列待收藏项目的前茅，许多知名收藏家包括古德曼、鸿禧美术馆及诺曼雅各斯都未能蒐得此品。此枚珍品透现浓郁的原味包浆，丝滑币面，图文锐利，乃资深钱币藏家不可或缺的收藏。Luigi Giorgi 先生于 1910-20 年于天津造币厂担任首席设计及雕刻师。他的设计成品卓越，多以细腻、艺术感丰富驰名。他的杰作包括 1911 年大清壹圆样币(L&M-28 至35A)、民国三年袁世凯样币 (L&M-67 至73)，及其他银及铜元。他的部分设计被採用及大量发行，首选 1911 年"龙在云中"大清壹圆及民国三年袁世凯壹圆。 Giorgi 先生有幸能被赏识为晚清设计钱币发行，并引用至民国时期，影响深远。
L&M-29; K-223b; KM-Pn306; H. Chang-CH28; Wenchao-108; Shanghai Museum-Mr. Shi Jiagans Collection-67; Shanghai Museum-595; WS-Unlisted; Chang Foundation-Unlisted; Han Collection-Unlisted; Hsu-Unlisted. Adopted Reverse variety (known as the "ordinary reverse," slightly different from other 1911 pattern dollars.)
An EXTREMELY RARE pattern with the adopted reverse design--the same as used on the standard "dragon in the clouds" imperial dollar. A fabulous rarity missing from most of the significant collections of Chinese coins--private or public--such as the famous Irving Goodman, Dr. Norman Jacobs, and Chang Foundation collections. This gorgeous example displays beautiful, rich, organic patination and exhibits a plethora of hues over the smooth, satiny surfaces and crisp, intricate devices. Truly, this awesome representative of the type is certain the catch the attention of quality-conscious collectors seeking magnificent looking numismatic treasures.The head of the central mint at Tientsin, Mr. Luigi Giorgi, served as head designer and chief-engraver from 1910-20.
His many works are of outstanding quality, done in fine style, and are highly artistic. Examples of his work include all of the 1911 pattern dollars (L&M-28 through 35A), the 1910 silver dollars and subsidiary denominations (L&M-24 through 27), the 1914 Yuan Shih-kai patterns (L&M-67 through 73), as well as various other silver and copper issues. Several of his pattern designs were adopted and placed into full production with two of the most widely recognized motifs in Chinese numismatics being the 1911 "dragon in the clouds" imperial dollar and the 1914 Yuan Shih-kai dollar. Mr. Giorgi had the privilege of designing and creating the last Chinese imperial issue which saw use well into the Republic.
From the Pinnacle Collection.