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China Defeated - 1842

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edited June 22, 2017 9:16PM in U.S. Coin Forum

This is a dark side piece but given all the talk of China and counterfeiting to which there is no good solution, I thought it would be interesting to post a defeat here.

I thought the symbolism of the lion and dragon was a very interesting depiction of China losing the First Opium War.

I got killed on this one. It had an estimate of $4,000 - $8,000 but ended up going for over $26k. Strong market.



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