The New York Bank Hoard. Coins That Never Were. National Wildlife Week Sale! 2018 Smithsonian Charles Barber’s Dragon 5-Coin Silver Proof Medal Set NGC PF70 UC SKU55591. In 1896, the Ferracute Machine Company in New Jersey was commissioned to provide the Chinese Szechuan province with minting equipment and coin dies. The dies featuring a dragon design created by U. Mint Chief Engraver Charles Barber were never used due to damage caused by flooding in the Chinese facility. This gorgeous set includes five commemorative medals: 1 oz. 999 fine silver in 2018 with Barber’s Dragon design at the Shanghai Mint. The medallions share a common obverse, depicting an incredibly detailed dragon encircled by a stylized cloud design, with the Smithsonian logo below. Each medal is inscribed with “SZECHUEN PROVINCE, ” AG. 999 and appropriate weight. Each reverse features an array of elegant Chinese lettering, representing the year of issue, province, weight, content and fineness of the medal. Immaculate Proof Set with Smithsonian Labels. Each medal in this 2018 Smithsonian Charles Barber’s Dragon 5-Piece Silver Proof Medal Set has been graded a flawless Proof 70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The medallions are each perfectly struck, featuring incredible visual contrast between the frosted design elements and mirrored fields, earning the additional designation of Ultra Cameo (UC). The proofs are individually encapsulated in NGC protective holders accompanied by a Smithsonian Institution themed certification label. Make this stunning 5-piece Smithsonian proof silver medal set celebrating the historic Dragon design of Charles Barber the next addition to your collection! Specifications for this 2018 Smithsonian Charles Barber’s Dragon 5-Coin Silver Proof Medal Set NGC PF70 UC SKU55591. Barber’s Dragon Pattern. We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete. Product Photo Policy: MCM attempts to display product images shown on the site as accurately as possible. We take all of our photos in house and due to reflections on the mirrored or proof surfaces of a coin there may appear to be’black’ when there is not. If a coin has a color on it at all it will be described as’colorized’ in the description or title. Due to the large inventory we sell, we use stock photos. Serial numbers will vary from the image shown unless specifically stated in the product listing that the item pictured is the item you will receive. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS POLICY: We are accepting international orders from select countries. These charges are the customer’s responsibility. However, we cannot guarantee this due to the volume of orders we process each day. Beyond the 30-day return period, Company is under no obligation to accept return of any product, but may in its discretion do so pursuant to this policy, for up to one year from the invoice date. ModernCoinMart (MCM) was launched in 2004 and quickly set the standards for online sales of bullion, US coins and world coins. Join over 100,000 loyal customers and feel confident purchasing from a company that’s spent a decade building a solid and stellar reputation trusted and recognized around the world. That’s the MCM way. View more great items. This listing is currently undergoing maintenance, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. The item “2018 Smithsonian Barber’s Dragon 5-Coin Silver Proof Medal Set NGC PF70 SKU55591″ is in sale since Monday, February 4, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Asia\China\PRC (1949-Now)”. The seller is “mcm” and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year: 2018
- Certification: NGC
- Grade: PR 70
- Composition: Silver
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China
- Fineness: .999
- Precious Metal Content: Various