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ta ching note offered in the stacks bowers galleries hong kong auction

Superb Gem Ta-Ching Gov't Bank 5 Dollars Specimen Offered in Fall Hong Kong Auction

​By Christopher Dahncke, Currency Auction Associate

Author: Chris Dahncke / Thursday, September 23, 2021 / Categories: Paper Money of the Week

Our Fall 2021 Hong Kong auction will be crossing the block starting next week, with our live Paper Money session on September 27 (September 26 CA time). Be sure to visit StacksBowers.com to view all lots, register to bid, and place presale bids. Among the highlights of the sale is lot 10024, a China Empire Ta Ching Government Bank 1909 5 Dollars P-A77s Specimen in PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. (S/M#T10-31).

Printed by American Bank Note Company, and displaying Specimen overprint, serial numbers and punch cancels. Portrait vignette of Li Hung Chang is at left, along with a gazebo at right with a large central multicolored guilloche between. Ornate blue under-printed design covers the face and there are location protectors at far left and right. Brown inks make up the lathe frame. The paper is original throughout, with vivid ink and lovely Gem appeal. PMG has graded 16 notes for this pick variety, with this piece tied with one other note for the finest encapsulated by their service. PMG Pop 2/None Finer.

We are currently taking consignments for our NYINC 2022 sale. To consign your U.S. paper money & world paper money to a future sale, contact a consignment specialist by phone at 800-458-4646, by email at [email protected] or visit StacksBowers.com. For more information on viewing lots or for assistance in registering to bid, email your inquiry to: [email protected] .