Copper prices spiked in the last years of qing dynasty, the folk money for copper, in the number of times, the market appeared money shortage. Guangdong for cast money, stop ZhiQian market day, a small circulation is very inconvenient. To save money, at the same time affected by the Hong Kong copper coin and foreign currency, so the copper round started casting mechanism. And a lot during the reign of qing emperor copper COINS as currency issue, the use of copper coin has important realistic meaning and historical significance, make convenient trade gradually rise. And the qing dynasty machine cast copper round than the square hole copper casting more excellent, market makers use, smooth circulation.
Qing coppers, scientific mechanism in the qing dynasty (cca, casting began in 1900 (qing guangxu 26 years), stop (xuantong three years) in 1911. Governor of guangdong, long life and former governor li hongzhang played quasi copper round casting mechanism, mechanism of copper round than the square hole copper casting is excellent, with city music, smooth circulation. Casting circulation time although only more than ten years, but its heyday a total of 17 provinces in boot casting copper round. 17 provincial bureau of twenty successively casting when ten copper round, each are not identical, format is various, especially for the fact, many of the reign of qing emperor issued COINS as currency in circulation, the use of copper coin has important realistic meaning and historical significance.
The "book of qing copper coin in one of two" coin, positive bead circle book "qing coppers" four words, in the middle of shade is engraved "chuan" word, pearl on the outside ring book manchu font, around the book "c", "afternoon" calendar, "family" and "department" 2 words, studded cast "when ZhiQian 20 article"; Coin back bead circle casting coil dragon grain, powerful, elegant pearl on the outside ring book "made" guangxu years, the ring book "qing coppers" English words. Belong to the rare treasures. Positive words handsome handsome, aka, dragon pattern is clearly visible on the back, this product preservation is good, its colour and lustre, patina nature, whether text or pattern, appear natural and exquisite, suitable depth, exquisite casting.
China is one of the first countries to casting and use money, China's ancient COINS has experienced thousands of years of change, to witness the thousands of years of wind and rain, the ideological background of culture makes the ancient COINS in addition to the beauty of itself contains also has a very profound historical and cultural significance, but also gives it a certain collection value. The coppers overall intact, can clear words and patterns, rich in flavor vicissitudes of history, complement each other, complement each other, is the collection collection and investment in one of the valuable high-quality goods!