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Welcome to the August 2018 Hong Kong Paper Money Sale

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

Author: Aris Maragoudakis / Wednesday, August 01, 2018 / Categories: Events

Welcome to our August 2018 Hong Kong Auction Sessions for Paper Money. As always, we are offering an exceptional amount of scarce and high quality material. A few pieces have never been offered at public auction, while others are among the finest graded for their type.


We have a history of presenting great condition Ming Dynasty notes. However, this sale, we also offer an incredible condition 1287 2 Kuan from the Yuan Dynasty in lot 50001 kicking off the sale!  A 1908 Ta-Ching 10 Dollar specimen, unlisted in Pick, is found in Lot 50023, immediately following a 5 Dollar 1908 specimen in lot 50022, and preceding a 1 Dollar Specimen in lot 50024. All three of these pieces have the Kirin overprint.


A trio of extremely rare International Banking Corporation Proofs are presented in lot 50126. A Scarce Malaysia 1000 Dollar first issue specimen that has been held privately is available in lot 50288.


In addition to rare notes, we have a plethora of Fancy Serial Numbers, Sheets, and Errors that are sure to please collectors of eccentric pieces or oddities. One country that particular stands for Fancy Serial Numbers in this sale is the United States of America. In that section we are offering an exceptional Solid 8 Serial Numbered Denomination set in lot 50343, followed by some other fancy serial number groups. The sale also features a strong showing of Fancy Serial Numbered notes from India.


Many other highlights will be found throughout this sale from countries spanning the globe. It is a very diverse sale, with something for every type of collector.


As always, happy bidding!