[Guangzhou Dehong] Looking back at history, the production and development of coins has gone through a long and complicated process. With the increase in the number of commodity trading activities, the frequency of use of coins has become higher and higher, and the country has become more and more sophisticated in the production of coins. The social background, manufacturing reasons, and pattern selection of different currencies have been presented. Different historical features. Whether it is the cloth currency, the knife money in the pre-Qin period, or the square hole money that has been circulating for thousands of years, or the non-porous circular mechanism coin in the late Qing Dynasty and the Republic of China has its unique collection value, which is highly accepted in the current collection market Eyes.
近日，广州德鸿公司有幸征集到王先生的广东省造光绪元宝银币，品相不错，有清朝晚期机制币的铸币风格，是一枚难得的钱币精品，有着不错的收藏价值。钱币正面珠圈内直读“光绪元宝”四字，币心为满文字样；珠圈外上环“广东省造”，下环“库平一钱四分四厘”，钱文清晰，字体工整，笔画有力，横直竖立，十分俊美。钱币背面中心为蟠龙图案，上环英文“KWANG-TUNG PROVINCE”（汉译为广东省造），下环英文“1 MACE AND 4.4 CANDAREENS”（汉译为一钱四分四厘），左右各分列十字星花。藏品流传至今，历经岁月无情的洗礼，仍能保持此态，品相完好，轮廓清晰，纹理有致，殊为难得，历史沉积丰厚，别有一番风味，有着不可言喻的历史价值和文化价值，值得收藏。
Recently, Guangzhou Dehong Company had the honor to collect Mr. Wang’s Guangdong Guangxu Yuanbao Silver Coin, which has a good appearance. It has the coinage style of the late Qing Dynasty mechanism currency. It is a rare coin boutique with good collection value. In the front bead circle of the coin, the word “Guangxu Yuanbao” is read directly, and the coin heart is full of characters; the bead ring is on the ring “Guangdong Province”, the lower ring “Kuping one money is four points and four cents”, Qian Wen is clear, the font is neat The strokes are powerful and erect, which is very beautiful. The center of the back of the coin is the dragon dragon pattern, the upper ring English “KWANG-TUNG PROVINCE” (Chinese translation for Guangdong Province), the lower ring English “1 MACE AND 4.4 CANDAREENS” (Chinese translation for a money four points four cents), left and right Distribute the cross star flower. The collection has been passed down to the present, and after years of ruthless baptism, it can still maintain this state. The appearance is intact, the outline is clear, the texture is good, it is rare, the history is rich and rich, there is a flavor, it has inexplicable historical value and cultural value, it is worth collecting.
This fine Guangdong Guangxu yuanbao silver coin, the font is neat and clear, the brushwork is smooth and elegant, the style is beautiful and beautiful, and the appearance is beautiful; the dragon body is winding, the clouds are surrounded, the mighty domineering, the authority and dignity of the supremacy of the Qing Dynasty Regularity, excellent texture, uniform color, natural patina, exquisite craftsmanship, revealing a unique atmosphere in the natural simplicity, can be described as a collection of treasures in the Chinese mechanism currency. This coin has Chinese, Manchu and English, which is a clever combination. It not only shows the cultural content of the fusion of Manchu and Han, but also highlights that China has established a good communication bridge with foreign countries during the Qing Dynasty. The exchanges have a long history and history. It has a profound meaning and has a very high collection value.
Throughout history, each emperor has cast coins that represent the characteristics of the original period. Each period of coins has its own characteristics and a wide variety, which can reflect the political and economic conditions at that time, and the significance is extraordinary. In the thirteenth year of Guangxu Emperor Guangxu (1887), the Governor of Guangdong and Guangxi Zhang Zhidong asked to make silver and copper coins with the new law. After the establishment of the factory, it was named “Guangdong Money Bureau”. The machine was purchased from the Birmingham Mint in the United Kingdom. The coin model was designed and engraved by the famous British engraver Alan Wayne, and then the production of the Guangdong series of mechanism coins. The series of coins produced in Guangdong Province has an epoch-making significance in the history of Chinese currency, and it is the ancestor of the modern Chinese mechanism coins.
Due to the unstable situation at the time, there were 19 provincial bureaus casting, and there were clear castings on the coins, indicating which province’s mints were cast, and the characteristics were extremely clear. The currency of Guangxu Yuanbao, which was minted by the Guangdong Mint, has seven yuan, two money, six cents, seven cents, three cents, three cents, four cents, four cents, and so on. Guangxu Yuanbao Kuiping has four cents and four cents. Although the value of the currency is small, its value in the collection market is not to be underestimated. It is already a hot collectible, has a high potential for appreciation, and its value has increased year by year. The cherished treasures of many collectors. If you are interested in collecting Mr. Wang’s Guangdong Province to create Guangxu Yuanbao Silver Coin, please call Guangzhou Dehong Company.