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【规格】直径26.6mm 厚1.5mm 重6.7克
【name】hubei province made guangxu ingot
[era] qing dynasty
【 specification 】diameter 26.6mm thickness 1.5mm weight 6.7g
史载“光绪元宝”当时共十九个省局铸造。除中央户部，地方省所铸铜元，皆在其正面上缘镌写省名。计有：户部;北洋;湖北;江南;河南; 湖南;江西;山东;广东;清江;浙江;江苏;四川; 福建;安徽;吉林;奉天;广西;新疆;黑龙江。湖北造“光绪元宝”当十铜元，即有大蟠龙、小蟠龙、特大龙、水龙、坐龙、珠圈水龙、珠圈坐龙等多种背龙图案。
【 Introduction 】
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 cast at a total of 19 provincial bureaus. In addition to the Central Ministry of Housing, the copper coins cast by the local provinces are all written on the front edge of the province. Including: households; Beiyang; Hubei; Jiangnan; Henan; Hunan; Jiangxi; Shandong; Guangdong; Qingjiang; Zhejiang; Jiangsu; Sichuan; Fujian; Anhui; Jilin; Fengtian; Guangxi; Xinjiang; Heilongjiang. Hubei made "Guangxu Yuanbao" when the ten copper yuan, that is, Da Xiaolong, Xiao Xiaolong, Da Long, Shui Long, sitting Dragon, bead circle water Dragon, Pearl circle sitting dragon and many other back dragon patterns.
In this article, "Hubei Province made Guangxu Yuanbao when ten copper coins", the front cast inscriptions, the top cast body "Hubei Province made", the bottom cast "when ten" logo, the center directly read "Guangxu Yuanbao" four characters, coins Although small, you can also see a social culture. Guangxu Yuanbao has different prices according to silver, copper coins and types. Hubei Province made the Guangxu Yuanbao copper coin and its Manchu "treasure" character system, highlighting the internal connotation of the reform at that time. The coin is the most exquisite of all Chinese Longyang patterns, the most perfect carving, the most intense relief sense of the species, the mirror smooth and smooth, the decoration of the line is very clear, the word mouth, the lines and the edge teeth are deep, It is entirely the style of foreign coins. The surface of the coin is thick and highly ornamental. Since Guangxu of Hubei Province is one of the top ten treasures of coins, it has a high market value.