September 23, 2013
PCGS has recently completed a major expansion to its Photograde China site and app, and plans are to deploy it within the next month. Photograde China currently illustrates five dollar sized coins from the Republic era, and four modern Panda coins - two silver and two gold.
The Republic minor coins are shown in an average of about15 grades each, ranging from about VF through MS-65 or MS-66. The Panda coins are shown only in Mint State or Proof 62 and above, and oddly, the Auto Dollar is shown only in circulated condition as Mint State pieces are virtually unknown.
PCGS President Don Willis noted that "China is an exciting new area for us, and that interest in both certified coins and the PCGS brand is quite high there."