Lot 511 View Catalog
CHINA-HUNAN 1922 Provincial Constitution One Dollar Silver, L&M867, Y404, NGC MS62. W&B Capital Collection. Plate Coin of "TOP CHINESE COINS-SILVER COINAGE".
The Hunan mint struck the 1922 Constitution Dollar in small quantities. The design on the obverse includes three horizontal lines within a wreath, recognizing the promulgation of the Provincial Constitution on January 1st of the 11th year of the Republic of China. Surrounding the wreath is the Chinese legend ¡°Hunan Sheng Xian Cheng Li Ji Nian¡± (in commemoration of the Promulgation of the Hunan Provincial Constitution) and the date of its promulgation, with the value ¡°Yi Yuan¡± on the left and right sides. The reverse features crossed 18-star and five-colored flags, with a sunflower design hovering above. Around the border are the English legends "REPUBLIC OF CHINA" and "ONE DOLLAR", separated by two stops.
Champion sold a NGC MS66 in June 2008 auction for US $9,775, a NGC MS63 in April 2011 for US $43,700.
|Estimate||$10,000 – $20,000|