California Asian Art Auction California Asian Art Auction
 Dec. 15, 2013  Dec. 15, 2013

 Lot # 20 
A VINTAGE CHINESE GOLD COIN    “老寶慶足赤”金幣一個 重6克

  • Dimension: D: 3/4 in (1.9 cm) Weight: 6 g
  • Estimate From: $1200
  • Estimate To: $1500

A finely minted Chinese gold coin, one side with a design of an eagle holding arrows in one claw, and flower branches in the other, encircled by six-petal flowers, the opposite side with a design of a traditional Chinese sail boat on an open ocean with five Chinese characters “Lao Bao Qing Zu Chi” on the bottom, indicating it was minted by the store Lao Bao Qing, the gold of 24k quality.