More than 600 lots of modern Chinese coins will be offered in
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio’s 2012 Hong Kong auction Aug. 21.
Live bidding for one portion of the auction, featuring 611 lots,
begins at 10:00 a.m. Hong Kong Time, at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan
Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon.
In addition to live bidding, bids for lots in the sale may also be
submitted by mail, fax, telephone and via the Internet.
Bidding has already begun on an online-only section of the
auction, featuring 63 lots. This portion of the auction ends Tuesday,
Aug. 28, at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
A buyer’s fee of 19.5 percent will be added to all lots sold.
The auction features modern Chinese coins composed of silver, gold
and platinum, both bullion and commemorative issues.
Of note, Lot 52260, in the live auction, is a Chinese Proof 2004
Panda gold 10,000-yuan bullion coin, graded Proof 67 Ultra Cameo by
Numismatic Guaranty Corp.
The 1-kilogram .999 fine gold coin has a mintage of 68 pieces
total, and the piece offered is accompanied by a Certificate of
Authenticity giving the strike serial number 000001.
The auction house gives the coin an estimate of $150,000 to $180,000.
For live online bidding, visit the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio
website at www.stacksbowers.com. New bidders seeking to bid online are
encouraged to register for the auction at least 48 hours before the
start of the auction.
To submit a bid by mail, send a bid sheet to Att. Auction
Department, Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, 1063 McGaw Ave., Irvine, CA
92614, United States.
For fax bids, send a bid sheet by fax to 949-253-4091.
Telephone bids for the sale will be accepted at 949-253-0916.
For more information on this auction or other sales, telephone
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio at 212-582-2580 (New York office) or
949-253-0916 (California office), email the company at email@example.com or visit
the website www.stacksbowers.com. ■