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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JM Johnson Matthey (1986) Apollo 1968 Fine Silver246 - JM Johnson Matthey (1986) Apollo 1968 Fine Silver
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Very rare1 troy ounce JM Johnson Matthey silver art bar; the reverse marked JM, Johnson Matthey assayers & refiners, obverse featuring Apollo 19...
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Keep on Trucking Mother-Lode Mint MLM-5 (1973)247 - Keep on Trucking Mother-Lode Mint MLM-5 (1973)
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Keep on Trucking Mother-Lode Mint Silver Art Bar; the obverse marked, "Ajax Trucking CO. tel 360" and "Keep on trucking 1973"; t...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 200.00
 
 
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National NA-10 Virgo .999 Silver Ingot Art Bar248 - National NA-10 Virgo .999 Silver Ingot Art Bar
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1 troy ounce .999 fine silver ingot art bar; NA-10 Virgo with obverse featuring Virgo and marked ONE TROY SILVER 999+ FINE NATIONAL; the reverse marke
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
 
 
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Rare 1975 Triangular Fine Silver Art Bar249 - Rare 1975 Triangular Fine Silver Art Bar
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Triangular silver art bar featuring woman and roses on obverse; reverse showing Girl with roses sculptured by Reve Lefale, one troy ounce .999 fine si
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Rare Pisces Silver Art Bar NA-4V1250 - Rare Pisces Silver Art Bar NA-4V1
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Rare NA-4V1 fine silver Art Bar; featuring zodiac Pisces, obverse marked, "1 oz Troy Silver 999+ Fine National"; reverse marked, "Pro...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Seventeen Shillings Bill of Credit Fine Silver251 - Seventeen Shillings Bill of Credit Fine Silver
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Rare and fine silver art bar; of rectangle shape; obverse engraved a figure wearing a tri-corn hat, overcoat, vest, and sword-sheath at waist holding
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
 
 
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Silver Art Bar Australian 10 Shillings252 - Silver Art Bar Australian 10 Shillings
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Commemorative silver art bar; featuring Half Sovereign, Ten Shillings, Commonwealth Australia; 9.646 grams, L: 4.6 cm, W: 2 cm
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Silver GLM-5 (1973) Royal Canadian Mounted Police253 - Silver GLM-5 (1973) Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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Rare 1 troy ounce .999 fine silver ingot art bar; GLM-5 (1973) Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1873-1973; the reverse featuring Great Lakes mint, one ou
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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The Bay Alberta Mint .999 Edmonton Klondike Days254 - The Bay Alberta Mint .999 Edmonton Klondike Days
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Rare and vintage Alberta Mint fine silver art bar; obverse marked, "Created exclusively for the Bay, 1 troy ounce, 999 fine silver, The Alberta...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Three 1 Troy Ounce Fine Silver Bullion Bar Mint255 - Three 1 Troy Ounce Fine Silver Bullion Bar Mint
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Three (3) Canada 100 mills silver bar; obverse engraved maple leaf, lettering 1 Troy oz, 100 mills, 999 Silver; reverse engraved maple leaf pattern; 5
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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U.S. 6 cent, Haida Ceremonial Canoe Silver Art Bar256 - U.S. 6 cent, Haida Ceremonial Canoe Silver Art Bar
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U.S. 6 cent, Haida Ceremonial Canoe fine silver art bar
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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US Proof Washington Mint Art Bar WM-3WC257 - US Proof Washington Mint Art Bar WM-3WC
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Rare 1971 Washington Mint 1946-1971 Cancelled 25th Anniversary Silver Art Bar; fine silver (.999); 19.981 grams, L: 4.85 cm, W: 2.55 cm
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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US Republic of Texas Commemorative Silver Art Bar258 - US Republic of Texas Commemorative Silver Art Bar
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US Republic of Texas commemorative fine silver art bar; engraved with writing: twelve months after dated THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS $100; the reverse marke
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Yorkville Coin Investment (1985) .999 Silver Bar259 - Yorkville Coin Investment (1985) .999 Silver Bar
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Vintage 1985 Yorkville Coin Investment .999 fine silver ingot art bar, 1 oz; Christmas themed YCI silver bar is in good condition; reverse marked ONE
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
 
 
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Twelve Assorted Silver Commemorative Coins260 - Twelve Assorted Silver Commemorative Coins
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Twelve (12) assorted silver and copper-nickel commemorative coins; 301.68 grams
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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24 PC Assorted Chinese and Japanese Silver Coin261 - 24 PC Assorted Chinese and Japanese Silver Coin
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24 assorted Chinese and Japanese silver coin; of 1 Republic 2 year; 1 Republic 3 year; 2 Republic 4 year; 1 Republic 6 year; 2 Republic 8 year; 1 Repu
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Assortment of Silver 50 Cent Coins262 - Assortment of Silver 50 Cent Coins
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Assortment of ten (10) 1965-1970 United States 50 Cents silver (.400) coin; obverse engraved left profile of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, lettering LIBERT
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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1988 Charles De Gaulle 1 Franc Gold & Silver Proof263 - 1988 Charles De Gaulle 1 Franc Gold & Silver Proof
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1988 Charles De Gaulle 1 Franc Gold & Silver Proof Set; featureing non circulating 1 Franc silver (.900) and gold (.920) coin; commemorative pro...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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1984 Olympic Games Silver & Gold Coins264 - 1984 Olympic Games Silver & Gold Coins
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Two pieces of Olympic Games postcards and coins; each with the 23rd Olympic Games stamp, postmark dated 1984.7.28 and commemorative coin; D: 3 cm, 68
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 175.00
 
 
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2014 RMC Issue .999 Fine Gold $5 Dollar Coin (COA)265 - 2014 RMC Issue .999 Fine Gold $5 Dollar Coin (COA)
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2014 Royal Canadian Mint fine gold (.999) five dollar coin; the reverse design by Canadian artist Trevor Tennant presents a full-body portrait of a bu
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Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
 
 
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1986 China 100 Yuan Fine Gold (.999) Panda Coin266 - 1986 China 100 Yuan Fine Gold (.999) Panda Coin
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1986 China uncirculated 100 Yuan fine gold (.999) proof coin; obverse engraved illustration of a panda walking in a grove of bamboo, lettering 100 Yua
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Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Chinese Gold Plated Yearly Coin Rabbit267 - Chinese Gold Plated Yearly Coin Rabbit
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Chinese Rabbit Year gold plated commemorative coin; Chinese Minting Corporation marked; custom-made case included; H: 2.46 mm, D: 32.97 mm, 14 grams
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 175.00
 
 
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1987 2-Coin Proof Gold American Eagle Set (COA)268 - 1987 2-Coin Proof Gold American Eagle Set (COA)
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Rare Set of 1987 United States Proof 50 Dollar ($50) and 25 Dollar gold bullion coins; set has total of 1.5 troy ounce of fine gold (.916); beautiful
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Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,250.00
 
 
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1939 Japanese Showa 1 Sen Aluminum Coin Y-56269 - 1939 Japanese Showa 1 Sen Aluminum Coin Y-56
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1939 Japanese 1 Sen aluminum coin; Showa period; obverse engraved mythological bird Yatagarasu, lettering Dai Nippon, Showa 14 Year; reverse engraved
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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1942 Republic Silver and Qing Bronze Coin270 - 1942 Republic Silver and Qing Bronze Coin
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Two assorted Chinese bronze and silver coin; of one 1942 Republic of China half dollar silver coin; one Daoguang Tongbao bronze coin; T: 0.1 cm - 0.2
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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4 Assorted Chinese Qing Dynasty and Republic Coin271 - 4 Assorted Chinese Qing Dynasty and Republic Coin
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Four assorted Chinese coin; 1 Qing Dynasty 1908 Guangxu Yuanbao 7 Mace and 2 Candareens coin, Pei Yang mint; 1 Qing Dynastiy Xuantong Yuanbao 7 Mace a
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Assorted Japanese Coins Showa Period (1926-1989)272 - Assorted Japanese Coins Showa Period (1926-1989)
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57 assorted Japanese coin; of various size and value; of Showa period (1926-1989); 94.96 grams
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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3 PC Assorted Canada Germany and Norway Coins273 - 3 PC Assorted Canada Germany and Norway Coins
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Three international coins; of one 1898 Norway 25 ore coin; one 1898 Germany 5 pfennig coin; one Canada Ships Colonies and Commerce token; D: 1.2 cm -
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Eleven Assorted Silver Replica and Pattern Coins274 - Eleven Assorted Silver Replica and Pattern Coins
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Eleven assorted silver replica and pattern coins of China and Japan; 11 coins featured in this lot include: 1901 Guangxu Yuanbao Jilin mint; Taiwan Da
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Ten Assorted Replica Silver World Coins275 - Ten Assorted Replica Silver World Coins
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Ten (10) assorted replica silver world coins; 1913 China Republic 1 Dollar Commemorative Coin; 1949 China Xinjiang 1 Yuan Y-46 LM-842; 1865 Switzerlan
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Bank of Canada 1937 One Dollar276 - Bank of Canada 1937 One Dollar
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1937 Bank of Canada One Dollar bill; front shows portrait of King George VI; with signature of Gordon and Tower; back shows goddess; 7.3 cm x 15.1 cm
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Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Bank of Canada 1937 One Dollar Banknote277 - Bank of Canada 1937 One Dollar Banknote
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1937 Bank of Canada One Dollar banknote bill; front shows portrait of King George VI; with signature of Coyne and Tower; back shows goddess; 7.3 cm x
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 35.00
 
 
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1900 and 1923 Dominion of Canada 25 Cent Banknote278 - 1900 and 1923 Dominion of Canada 25 Cent Banknote
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2 assorted Dominion of Canada banknote; 1900 January 2nd Dominion of Canada 25 cents banknote; signed J.C. Saunders; 1923 July 2nd Dominion of Canada
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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1923 United States One Dollar Banknote279 - 1923 United States One Dollar Banknote
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1923 United States One Dollar bill; front shows portrait of George Washington, with blue seals; with signatures of Speelman and White; 8 cm x 18.8 cm
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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South Africa 20 Rand Bill Note280 - South Africa 20 Rand Bill Note
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South Africa 20 Rand bill; front shows portrait of Nelson Mandela; back shows elephants and hunting scene; 7.1 cm x 13.5 cm
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Start Price : 5.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 35.00
 
 
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110 Assorted Yugoslavia German Austria Banknotes281 - 110 Assorted Yugoslavia German Austria Banknotes
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110 assorted European banknotes; of 100 1987 Yugoslavia 20000 Dinara banknote; 1 1902 Austria-Hungary 1000 Kronen banknote; 2 1908 German Empire 100 M
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 150.00
 
 
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15 Cruzados and 10 Cruzeiros Banknotes (1955-1990)282 - 15 Cruzados and 10 Cruzeiros Banknotes (1955-1990)
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1 x 10 Cruzados ND (1986-87) Series #1-1155. (P-209a); 2 x 50 Cruzados Novos ND (1989-90) Series # 1-3340. (P-210a); 2 x 50 Cruzados ND (1986-87) Seri
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 145.00
 
 
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1929 Japanese Medallion & Japanese Coin283 - 1929 Japanese Medallion & Japanese Coin
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A Japanese medallion and Japanese coin; medal of round shape, obverse engraved with two crossing rifles with kenji character, reverse engraved the pla
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Collection Book of Assorted Coins284 - Collection Book of Assorted Coins
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Collection book of assorted coins form various countries; comprised of 164 coins from Canada, Europe, United Kingdom and United States; one Tonga post
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Estimates : 100.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Estate Numismatic Coins, Tokens, Silver Dollar285 - Estate Numismatic Coins, Tokens, Silver Dollar
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Estate numismatic coins, tokens, silver dollar; 1.8 cm - 2.3 cm, 115 grams (total)
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Franklin Mint Presidential Commemorative Medal AEE286 - Franklin Mint Presidential Commemorative Medal AEE
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The Franklin Mint Treasure of Presidential Commemorative Medals American Express Edition; comprised of 36 sterling silver medals of presidents of Unit
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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The National Commemorative Society Series 2287 - The National Commemorative Society Series 2
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The National Commemorative Society Series 2 Franklin Mint Book; comprising 50 commemorative issued sterling silver proof coins chosen by members of th
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Chinese Carved Amber-Like Snuff Bottle288 - Chinese Carved Amber-Like Snuff Bottle
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Chinese carved amber-like snuff bottle; ovoid body featuring Laughing Budai; carved four-character Mark; H: 11 cm, W: 7.5 cm, 126 grams
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chinese Glass Inner Painting Snuff Bottle w/ Mark289 - Chinese Glass Inner Painting Snuff Bottle w/ Mark
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Chinese glass snuff bottle; of flatten globular body; painted inside with great dane dog; with four-character "Yi Wen Hua Yuan" mark; 9.5 ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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2 PC Chinese Glass Inner Painting Snuff Bottle290 - 2 PC Chinese Glass Inner Painting Snuff Bottle
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Two pieces of Chinese glass snuff bottle; of flatten rectangle body; supported on short foot rim; painted inside with children playing scene; 9 cm x 4
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2 PC Chinese Inner Painting Snuff Bottle291 - 2 PC Chinese Inner Painting Snuff Bottle
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Two pieces of Chinese Peking glass snuff bottle; of round angle rectangle shape; one interior painted with blue and white vase and bamboo, signed by a
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Chinese Jadeite Carved Apple Green Snuff Bottle292 - Chinese Jadeite Carved Apple Green Snuff Bottle
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Chinese jadeite carved snuff bottle; ovoid body featuring auspicious symbol in relief surrounded by key fret border; of translucent white tone with ap
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 3,200.00
 
 
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18/19th C. Falangcai Snuff Bottle Qianlong Mark293 - 18/19th C. Falangcai Snuff Bottle Qianlong Mark
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Of flatten flask form, the porcelain bottle decorated with ornate designs of dragon and leafy vines, four characters iron red Qianlong mark on base.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
 
 
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Chinese B&W Porcelain Snuff Bottle Qianlong Mark294 - Chinese B&W Porcelain Snuff Bottle Qianlong Mark
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Chinese copper red and blue and white porcelain snuff bottle; of globular body with cap; painted with officers and landscape; decorated with leafy pat
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Snuff Bottle Mark295 - Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Snuff Bottle Mark
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Chinese blue and white porcelain snuff bottle; cylindrical body featuring Immortal with attendant; marked on base; H: 6.5 cm, D: 1.5 cm
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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