Brass Medallion 'To Commemorate the Donation of Coin Collection by Mr. Howard Franklin Bowker'. Shanghai Mint Company Ltd, Howard Franklin Bowker.
Brass Medallion 'To Commemorate the Donation of Coin Collection by Mr. Howard Franklin Bowker'

Brass Medallion 'To Commemorate the Donation of Coin Collection by Mr. Howard Franklin Bowker'

Shanghai: Shanghai Mint Museum, 2010. First Edition. Large (80mm) medallion issued on the occasion of the donation of 139 priceless numismatic rarities from Howard Franklin Bowker's Chinese coin collection to the Shanghai Mint Museum. The medallion bears a bas relief portrait of Bowker (the obverse is the Shanghai Mint Company building). In 'As Issued' (new) condition in its sealed protective mylar holder within a custom hinged wooden box lined in red velvet and white satin, all protected in a matching box. Accompanied by its original numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Howard Franklin Bowker (1889-1970) was a numismatist and philatelist, collecting and specializing in Chinese coins, stamps and banknotes. He created the first bibliography of Western language publications on East Asian numismatics. Item #19935

Price: $50.00