At the end of the Qing Dynasty, there was a parallel era of silver coins, banknotes, and copper coins. It was not until the Jiaqing period that new silver coins were issued. It was not until the Guangxu period that gold and silver coins were more widely cast. It is reported that Zhang Zhidong, the Governor of Guangdong and Guangxi, commissioned the British Minister to order a full set of mint machines in the United Kingdom in the thirteenth year of Guangxu, and the first mechanism of silver and copper coins in the Guangdong Money Bureau. Later, the provinces followed suit and purchased foreign machinery to cast silver and copper coins. Guangxu Yuanbao came into being during this period. The history of "Guangxu Yuanbao" was forged in 19 provinces and offices. In the 31st year of Guangxu(1905), in order to organize the round method, the Qing government ordered the suspension of the "Guangxu Yuanbao" and the casting of the "Great Qing Copper Coin". The center unanimously promulgated the ancestral model, and many provinces and bureaus forged a variety of back dragon pictures. Ten silver dollars, Especially in the "Guangxu Yuanbao" when ten silver dollars, this scene is appropriately outstanding.
Collection name: Guangxu Yuanbao
Collection specification: Weight: 7.34 g; Diameter: 28.29 mm
Since both Guangxu Yuanbao and Daqing Yuanbao in the late Qing Dynasty used a variety of dragon shapes as the back pattern, and the dragon shapes varied, as the descendants of the Dragon, many copper yuan enthusiasts preferred the late Qing Dynasty copper yuan rather than the Republic of China. Copper with strong political patterns.
In the front circle of this collection, the inscription "Guangxu Yuanbao" was cast. The words "Hubei Province" were cast on the outer ring of the bead circle. The value of money was cast on both sides: "When Ten", and the center was Manchu "Guangxu Yuanbao". The inner circle of the back of Yuanbao is cast with the Totem of the Dragon, the outer circle is cast in English, and the quality is exquisite. Its aesthetic style is unique. Although the coins are small, they can also be seen in the social culture of the time.
The coins are still relatively intact despite the relentless baptism of the past few years. The opposite of the collection is clear dragon texture, such as the knife carved, forging technology is its skill, and the dragon's texture is exquisite, and there is a sea of clouds. It looks like a dragon soaring sky oil painting. It is extremely beautiful and beautiful! As one of the most exquisite coins in modern coins, Hubei Province made Guangxu Yuanbao. It is indeed a common style and rich civilization. It is a rare and rare product. Up and down the thousands of years, the dragon has penetrated all aspects of our society and become a kind of civilization cohesion and precipitation. Dragon has become the symbol of our country, the symbol of the Chinese nation, the symbol of our civilization.
The collection is beautifully cast and has a good quality. The copper coins are coated in bone, and the circulation traces are natural. The side teeth have a very high investment value and collection value. It has a historical influence and is a highly valued revolutionary cultural relic with far-reaching historical commemorative significance; At the same time, it is also a rare physical object for archeology and research on Chinese history and culture.
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