WORLD COINS, CHINESE NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

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888 Auctions presents a collection of 426 items up for auction:


Paintings: Lot 1-38
Money: Lot 39-287
Snuff Bottles: Lot 288-297
Stone: Lot 298-307
Nephrite: Lot 308-320
Jadeite: Lot 321-345
Jewellery, Gems, Watches and Medals: Lot 346-385
Metalware: Lot 386-396
Wood and Natural History: Lot 397-405
Ceramics: Lot 406-425
Furniture: Lot 426
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1886 Japanese Meiji 1 Sen Copper Coin Y-17146 - 1886 Japanese Meiji 1 Sen Copper Coin Y-17
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1886 Japanese 1 Sen copper coin; Meiji period; obverse engraved dragon, lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 19 Year, 1 SEN; reverse engraved flowered wreath a
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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1979 Maldives 10 Rufiyaa Copper Nickel Coin KM-60147 - 1979 Maldives 10 Rufiyaa Copper Nickel Coin KM-60
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1979 Maldives 10 Rufiyaa copper nickel coin; obverse engraved woman weaving, lettering 10 and Maldivian characters; reverse engraved national emblem d
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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1970 New Zealand One Dollar Copper-Nickel KM-42148 - 1970 New Zealand One Dollar Copper-Nickel KM-42
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1970 New Zealand one dollar copper-nickel coin; obverse engraved the right profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, lettering ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND,
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Start Price : 5.00 | Estimates : 10.00 - 20.00
 
 
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½ Dollar Statue of Liberty US Coin KM-212149 - ½ Dollar Statue of Liberty US Coin KM-212
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1986 United States 1/2 dollar copper-nickel coin; obverse engraved a ship of immigrants entering New York Harbor, the skyline is circa 1913, with an i
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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1979 Uncirculated Susan B. Anthony One Dollar Coin150 - 1979 Uncirculated Susan B. Anthony One Dollar Coin
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20 pieces of uncirculated 1979 United States 1 Dollar copper-nickel coin; obverse engraved ortrait of Susan B Anthony, a pioneer for women's rig...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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RBC 2016 Canadian Chinese Zodiac Monkey Token151 - RBC 2016 Canadian Chinese Zodiac Monkey Token
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2016 Canada RBC Chinese Zodiac Monkey year nickel token; obverse engraved a standing monkey, lettering Chinese characters of Bing Shen Chang Wang, Nia
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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8 Assorted Canadian One Dollar Nickel Coin152 - 8 Assorted Canadian One Dollar Nickel Coin
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Eight assorted Canada coins; a 1968 One Dollar nickel coin; a 1969 One Dollar nickel coin; a 1970 One Dollar 100th Anniversary of the Accession of Man
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
 
 
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1890 Japanese Meiji 5 Sen Copper Nickel Coin Y-19153 - 1890 Japanese Meiji 5 Sen Copper Nickel Coin Y-19
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1890 Japanese 5 Sen copper nickel coin; Meiji period; obverse lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 23 Year, 5; reverse engraved chrysanthemum, lettering Wu Qia
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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1874 Hong Kong 20 Cents Silver Coin KM-7154 - 1874 Hong Kong 20 Cents Silver Coin KM-7
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1874 Hong Kong 20 Cents silver (.800) coin; obverse engraved left portrait of Queen Victoria, lettering VICTORIA QUEEN, H; reverse lettering HONG-KONG
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1897 Guang Xu Yuan Bao Silver Coin An Hwei Y-45155 - 1897 Guang Xu Yuan Bao Silver Coin An Hwei Y-45
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1897 Chinese silver coin; obverse lettering Chinese characters Guang Xu Yuan Bao and Manchu in middle, Er Shi San Nian An Hui Sheng Zao, Ku Ping Qi Qi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1898 China Shen-Si Guangxu Yuanbao Coin156 - 1898 China Shen-Si Guangxu Yuanbao Coin
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1898 Chinese Guangxu Yuanbao coin, Shen-Si mint; obverse engraved dragon, lettering SHEN-SI PROVINCE, 7 MACE AND 2 CANDAREENS; reverse lettering Guang
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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1903 China Fung-Tien Guangxu Yuanbao Coin Y-92157 - 1903 China Fung-Tien Guangxu Yuanbao Coin Y-92
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1903 Chinese Guangxu Yuanbao 1 Dollar silver (.850) coin; Fung-Tien mint; obverse lettering Guang Xu Yuan Bao, Feng Tian Sheng Zao, Gui Mao (1903), Ku
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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1904 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin Y-145a NGC Graded158 - 1904 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin Y-145a NGC Graded
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1904 Chinese Guangxu Yuanbao 1 Dollar silver (.900) coin; Kiangnan mint; obverse lettering Guang Xu Yuan Bao, Jiang Nan Sheng Zao, Jia Chen (1904), Ku
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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1904 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin Y-145a PCGS Graded159 - 1904 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin Y-145a PCGS Graded
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1904 Chinese Guangxu Yuanbao 1 Dollar silver (.900) coin; Kiangnan mint; obverse lettering Guang Xu Yuan Bao, Jiang Nan Sheng Zao, Jia Chen (1904), Ku
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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1904 China Kiangnan L&M-257 HAH CH AU Details160 - 1904 China Kiangnan L&M-257 HAH CH AU Details
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1904 China Kiangnan 7 Made 2 Candareens Silver 1 Dollar AU Details-Chopmarked; L K-99; Y-145a.12; WS-858; variety with "CH" and "HAH&...
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Estimates : 650.00 - 850.00
 
 
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1908 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin L&M-465 NGC Graded161 - 1908 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin L&M-465 NGC Graded
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1908 Chinese Guangxu Yuanbao 1 Dollar silver (.900)coin; Pei Yang Mint; obverse lettering Guang Xu Yuan Bao, Bei Yang Zao, Ku Ping Qi Qian Er Fen; rev
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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1908 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin L&M-465 PCGS Grade162 - 1908 China 1 Dollar Silver Coin L&M-465 PCGS Grade
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1908 Chinese Guangxu Yuanbao 1 Dollar silver (.900) coin; Pei Yang Mint; obverse lettering Guang Xu Yuan Bao, Bei Yang Zao, Ku Ping Qi Qian Er Fen; re
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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1910 China Yun-Nan Xuantong Yuanbao LM-428 Y-260163 - 1910 China Yun-Nan Xuantong Yuanbao LM-428 Y-260
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1910 Chinese Xuantong Yuan bao Yunnan spring silver dollar; Yunnan mint; obverse engraved dragon, lettering YUN-NAN-PROVINCE, 7 MACE AND 2 CANDAREENS;
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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1910 Yunan 7 Mace 2 Candareens Dollar LM-428164 - 1910 Yunan 7 Mace 2 Candareens Dollar LM-428
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Ungraded 1910 Chinese silver coin; obverse lettering Chinese characters Xuan Tong Yuan Bao and Manchu in middle, Geng Xu Chun Ji Yun Nan Zao, Ku Ping
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1914 (Year 3) Kansu Dollar Y-407 LM-617165 - 1914 (Year 3) Kansu Dollar Y-407 LM-617
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1914 Republic of China 2 cents silver coin; obverse shows the profile of Yuan Shikai facing left; ungraded; Y-407, LM-617; H: 0.1 cm, D: 2.3 cm, 4.9 g
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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1949 China Republic 50 Cent Silver Coin Y-532166 - 1949 China Republic 50 Cent Silver Coin Y-532
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1949 China Republic 50 Cents coin; obverse engraved let portrait of Sun Yat-sen, lettering Zhong Hua Min Guo San Shi Ba Nian (1949); reverse engraved
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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2013 China 10 Yuan Fine Silver (.999) Panda Coin167 - 2013 China 10 Yuan Fine Silver (.999) Panda Coin
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2013 China 10 Yuan silver (.999) coin; obverse engraved illustration of three pandas drinking water, lettering 10 Yuan, 1 oz Ag .999; reverse engraved
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Chinese 5oz Year of Horse 1990 Fine Silver Coin168 - Chinese 5oz Year of Horse 1990 Fine Silver Coin
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1990 China fine silver 5 oz coin; commemorative issue year of horse; obverse engraved drinking horses painted by Xu Beihong with artist stamp, letteri
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hupeh 7 Mace 2 Candareens Guang Xu Silver Dollar169 - Hupeh 7 Mace 2 Candareens Guang Xu Silver Dollar
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Chinese coin; of round shape; Chinese characters "Guang Xu Yuan Bao", "Gan Su Sheng Zao", Ku Ping Yi Liang" and Manchu char...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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1904 Year 30 Tael Hupeh Y-128170 - 1904 Year 30 Tael Hupeh Y-128
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1904 Small Characters Hupeh Tael silver coin; obverse shows Da Qing Yuan Bao with Guangxu mark; reverse shows dragon and 1 Liang; D: 38 mm, W: 0.2 cm,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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1897 Chekiang Province Silver Dollar Y-56171 - 1897 Chekiang Province Silver Dollar Y-56
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Chinese fine silver coin; obverse shows Guang Xu Yuan Bao; reverse shows dragon; D: 40 mm, 27 grams; Y-56; PROVENANCE: Private collection, Toronto, ON
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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1897 Anhwei Province Silver Dollar Coin Y-45.1172 - 1897 Anhwei Province Silver Dollar Coin Y-45.1
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China Anhwei (An-Hwei) Silver Coins nd (1897); reverse shows dragon; D: 39 mm, W: 0.3 cm, 27 grams; PROVENANCE: Private collection, Toronto, ON
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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1934 Republic Dollar UNC-Details Y-345 LM-110173 - 1934 Republic Dollar UNC-Details Y-345 LM-110
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Uncirculated Year 23 (1934) China Republic silver (.880) coin; obverse engraved portrait of Sun Yat-Sen, lettering Zhong Hua Min Guo Er Shi San Nian;
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Three Assorted Chinese Coins174 - Three Assorted Chinese Coins
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Three assorted Chinese coins; two of Guangxu Yuanbao; one of the Republic of China 1922 one dollar coin; Thickness: 0.1 cm - 0.2 cm, D: 2.4 cm - 3.9 c
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Twenty-Four Assorted Chinese Silver Coin175 - Twenty-Four Assorted Chinese Silver Coin
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Twenty-Four (24) assorted Chinese silver coin; of 1 Republic 1 year; 2 Republic 2 year; 2 Republic 3 year; 1 Republic 5 year; 2 Republic 8 year; 2 Rep
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Twenty-Four Assorted Chinese Silver Coins176 - Twenty-Four Assorted Chinese Silver Coins
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Twenty-Four (24) assorted Chinese silver coin; of 1 Republic 1 year; 1 Republic 2 year; 1 Republic 6 year; 3 Republic 9 year; 1 Republic 10 year; 1 Re
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Pair of Chinese Silver Sycee Yuan Bao (Boat) Money177 - Pair of Chinese Silver Sycee Yuan Bao (Boat) Money
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Pair of Chinese silver yuan bao money; of boat 'sycee' form; one carved "Dong Han Guan", "Jiang Lu Xie Zhong" and Guangx...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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1951 Canada 50 Cents Silver (.8000) Coin KM-45178 - 1951 Canada 50 Cents Silver (.8000) Coin KM-45
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1951 Canada 50 cents silver (.8000) coin; obverse engraved The portrait in left profile of George VI is surrounded with the inscription "GEORGI...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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1987 Canada Commemorative 1 Dollar Silver Coin179 - 1987 Canada Commemorative 1 Dollar Silver Coin
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1987 Canada non circulating 1 Dollar silver (.5000) coin; commemorative issue 400th Anniversary of the Discovery of Davis Strait; obverse engraved rig
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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2000 Canada $5 Dollar Silver Coin180 - 2000 Canada $5 Dollar Silver Coin
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2000 Canada 5 Dollars silver (.9999) coin; commemorative issue Millennium; obverse engraved right profile bust of Queen Elizabeth II, lettering ELIZAB
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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2005 $15 Year of the Rooster 24kt Gold Coin181 - 2005 $15 Year of the Rooster 24kt Gold Coin
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Limited edition 2005 Lunar Coin .925 Sterling Silver featuring 24K gold plated center cameo featuring Rooster; expertly struck by the Royal Canadian M
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Canadian $5 Silver Coin182 - Canadian $5 Silver Coin
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1973 Canada non circulating $5 silver (.925) coin; commemorative issue 1976 Montreal Olympics; obverse engraved effigy of Queen Elizabeth II facing ri
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Fine Silver $1 Canadian Coin PF Silver Jubilee183 - Fine Silver $1 Canadian Coin PF Silver Jubilee
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1977 Canada $1 silver (.500) coin; commemorative issue 25th Anniversary of the Coronation of Elizabeth II; obverse engraved crowned right profile bust
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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1966 Four Canadian $1 Coin KM-64184 - 1966 Four Canadian $1 Coin KM-64
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4 1966 Canada 1 Dollar silver (.8000) coin; obverse engraved the right portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II, lettering ELIZABETH II D G REGINA; reverse
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
 
 
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1977 Canadian Postmasters Full 30-Coin Set185 - 1977 Canadian Postmasters Full 30-Coin Set
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The Canadian Postmasters Association Metallic First Day Cover 1977 collection book; comprised of 20 sterling silver proof medals of commemorative even
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1876 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-23186 - 1876 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-23
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1876 Japanese 10 Sen silver (.800) coin; Meiji period; obverse engraved dragon, lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 9 Year, 10 SEN; reverse engraved flower wr
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1907 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-29187 - 1907 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-29
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1907 Japanese 10 Sen silver (.720) coin; Meiji period; obverse engraved sunset and sakura, lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 40 Year, 10 SEN; reverse engrav
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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1910 (Year 43) Meiji 50 Sen Silver Coin Y-31188 - 1910 (Year 43) Meiji 50 Sen Silver Coin Y-31
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1910 Japanese 50 Sen silver (.800) coin; Meiji period; obverse engraved sunset with sakura; lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 34 Year, 50 SEN; reverse engra
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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1911 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-29189 - 1911 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-29
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1911 Japanese 10 Sen silver (.720) coin; Meiji period; obverse engraved sunset and sakura, lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 44 Year, 10 SEN; reverse engrav
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1911 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-29190 - 1911 Japanese Meiji 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-29
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1911 Japanese 10 Sen silver (.720) coin; Meiji period; obverse engraved sunset and sakura, lettering Dai Nippon, Meiji 44 Year, 10 SEN; reverse engrav
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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1916 Japanese Taisho 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-36191 - 1916 Japanese Taisho 10 Sen Silver Coin Y-36
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1916 Japanese 10 Sen silver (.720) coin; Taisho period; obverse engraved sunet with sakura, lettering Dai Nippon, Taisho 5 Year, 10 SEN; reverse engra
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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1958 Japanese Showa 100 Yen Silver Coin Y-77192 - 1958 Japanese Showa 100 Yen Silver Coin Y-77
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1958 Japanese 100 Yen silver (.600) coin; Showa period; obverse engraved phoenix, lettering Nippon, 100 Yen; reverse engraved flowers, lettering Showa
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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1964 Japanese Showa 100 Yen Silver Coin Y-79193 - 1964 Japanese Showa 100 Yen Silver Coin Y-79
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1964 Japanese 100 Yen silver (.600) coin; Showa period; commemorative issue 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics; obverse lettering OKYO 1964, 100, Showa 3 Year
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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1964 Japanese Showa 100 Yen Silver Coin Y-79194 - 1964 Japanese Showa 100 Yen Silver Coin Y-79
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1964 Japanese 100 Yen silver (.600) coin; Showa period; commemorative issue 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics; obverse lettering OKYO 1964, 100, Showa 3 Year
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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1942 United States Half Dollar Silver (.900) Coin195 - 1942 United States Half Dollar Silver (.900) Coin
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1942 United States Half Dollar silver (.900) coin; obverse engraved liberty walking to left, date below, lettering LIBERTY, IN GOD WE TRUST; reverse e
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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