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【類型】： 錢 幣
【年代】： 清 代
【Years】： Qing Dai
【Specifications】：Diameter: 45.4mm weight :37g
Guangxu yuan Bao was one of the COINS circulated during the Reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty. Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei province and Guangdong Province, took the lead in introducing British coinage machines to cast silver and copper COINS, which were then followed by other provinces. A total of 19 provincial bureau casting, except the central ministry of households, the local province of the cast copper yuan, all engraved on the front edge of the province name.
This treasure house of Guangxu Yuan made in Zhejiang province is flat one or two versions, with perfect appearance and clear ornamentation. Inside the bead ring of coin face entomb has full, Han text "Guangxu yuan Bao" 4 words, bead ring outside top end, bottom end is cast respectively carve place of origin and value: "Zhejiang makes", "Kuping one and two", about each entomb a four-star flower, lively and chic. Coin on the back of the middle casting carved dragons playing figure, dragon pattern is clear and fluent, angular, squama and exquisite, smooth, graceful intense longan, mighty domineering, all show the royal demeanor.
Zhejiang is located in the coast, the passage of foreign silver very early, although the Qing dynasty has set up a factory to make money but a large number of silver is produced after the Republic of China. As a result of the preparation is late, guangxu 25 years after the Zhejiang Bureau opened the cast that the order to stop work, machinery demolition elsewhere; The amount of silver COINS produced during the operation period is not much, because the front USES the calligraphy of the inscription in the Wei, Jin and Southern and Northern Dynasties period, commonly known as "Wei Tablet". However, there is another inscriptions in regular script "Zhejiang regular script", very rare. Due to the lack of domestic literature records, the early Tibetan community on the source and the age of the opinions vary, there is no consensus. Guangxu yuan Bao is the first large denomination currency in guangxu year of the Qing Dynasty. It is one of the first batch of currency issued and circulated by introducing overseas technology in China, which has profound historical significance for today.
Guangxu yuan Bao initiated the era of mechanism COINS. During the Guangxu Period of the Qing Dynasty, Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei province and Guangdong Province, took the lead in introducing British coinage machines to cast COINS. The first coin to appear in English in all of history ushered in the era of the circle. In ancient China, the standard system was based on several or two COINS, and the COINS were mainly round inside and round outside. Before that, the COINS were all square hole copper COINS. Starting from guangxu yuan, the yuan COINS created the epo-making significance of the round COINS. Special historical significance, the shortest casting time. With exquisite coinage technology, clear and harmonious pattern texture, not only beautiful atmosphere, strong sense of sculpture, and unique features, is a rare coinage version of the coin. This guangxu yuan bao is rare in the world due to the fact that the regional government (Zhejiang Province) issued currency for a short time, and the circulation area is small, and the market is rare and precious. The money minted is of great value.
This piece of Zhejiang Province guangxu yuan has entrusted Sichuan Zhongbaoyuan Auction Co., Ltd. to participate in the large-scale auction of Singapore art, welcome interested customers to attend!