logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots

1916 China LM-942 Hung Hsien Silver Dollar Coin

Related Coins, Currency & Stamps

More Items in Coins, Currency & Stamps

View More

Recommended Collectibles

View More
item-57571017=1
item-57571017=2
item-57571017=3
1916 China LM-942 Hung Hsien Silver Dollar Coin
Item Details
Description
1916 China Hung Hsien Silver One Dollar (Yuan) Coin, Yuan Shikai as the emperor Hung Hsien (Hongxian), Republic of China, nd (1916). Mint not recorded. Yuan Shih Kai proclaimed himself Emperor on 1 Jan 1916 with the era name Hung Hsien (Hongxian) meaning 'constitutional abundance'. The move did not obtain widespread support as had been expected. Provinces rebelled and on 22 March he abandoned the claim. He died on 5 June of kidney; obverse engraved with bust of Yuan Shikai in military uniform facing wearing plumed hat; reverse engraved dragon flying to the left, lettering Zhong Hua Di Guo, Hong Xian Ji Yuan; reeded or milled edge; Y-332, L&M-942, Kann-663; D: 4 cm, 37.32 grams; the same coin can also be found at the Museums Victoria in Australia (https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/72896); similar coin sold at Heritage Auctions in 2017 (https://coins.ha.com/itm/china/china-republic-yuan-shih-kai-dollar-nd-1916-unc-details-surface-hairlines-ngc-/a/3055-37146.s?type=NGC3055)
Buyer's Premium
  • 22% up to $100,000.00
  • 22% above $100,000.00

1916 China LM-942 Hung Hsien Silver Dollar Coin

Estimate $5,000 - $8,000
Nov 23, 2017
See Sold Price
Starting Price $100
Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
Ships from Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
888 Auctions

888 Auctions

Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
4,618 Followers

Related Searches

logo
www.liveauctioneers.com
item

0182: 1916 China LM-942 Hung Hsien Silver Dollar Coin

Sold for $100
1 Bid
Est. $5,000 - $8,000Starting Price $100
CHINESE COINS, WORLD NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART
Nov 23, 2017 2:00 PM EST
Buyer's Premium 22%

Lot 0182 Details

Description
...
1916 China Hung Hsien Silver One Dollar (Yuan) Coin, Yuan Shikai as the emperor Hung Hsien (Hongxian), Republic of China, nd (1916). Mint not recorded. Yuan Shih Kai proclaimed himself Emperor on 1 Jan 1916 with the era name Hung Hsien (Hongxian) meaning 'constitutional abundance'. The move did not obtain widespread support as had been expected. Provinces rebelled and on 22 March he abandoned the claim. He died on 5 June of kidney; obverse engraved with bust of Yuan Shikai in military uniform facing wearing plumed hat; reverse engraved dragon flying to the left, lettering Zhong Hua Di Guo, Hong Xian Ji Yuan; reeded or milled edge; Y-332, L&M-942, Kann-663; D: 4 cm, 37.32 grams; the same coin can also be found at the Museums Victoria in Australia (https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/72896); similar coin sold at Heritage Auctions in 2017 (https://coins.ha.com/itm/china/china-republic-yuan-shih-kai-dollar-nd-1916-unc-details-surface-hairlines-ngc-/a/3055-37146.s?type=NGC3055)

Contacts

888 Auctions
(905) 763-7201
15 - 280 West Beaver Creek Road
Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1
Canada
LiveAuctioneers Support
info@liveauctioneers.com
iphoneandroidPhone

Get notifications from your favorite auctioneers.

TOP