Guangxu Tongbao was one of the coins of the Qing Dynasty, and it was minted during the Qing Dynasty. It is the first batch of Chinese-style (outer circle hole) money forged in the history of Chinese coinage, which was introduced for the first time by Western-style coin manufacturing. In addition, Beiyang made the Guangxu Tongbao mechanism copper coin, which was written by Beiyang (1902-1908 AD) in the 11th year of Qing Guangxu period. The non-porous copper yuan has undergone a transition period of up to 15 years. The "Guangxu Tongbao" backed two square dragon coins made of silver with two dragons are the first coins for trial casting. It was also the pioneer of the non-porous silver circle in the future. The Shuanglong was changed to a variety of single dragons or various facial writing systems, and gradually formed the silver circle we now see.
Emperor Guangxu ’s reign for more than 30 years, he ca n’t help but say that he ’s working hard and is very worried. He hopes that there will be a strong prospect for change. Even in currency issuance, advanced western mechanisms and technologies are gradually introduced. It showed great power and released various beautiful and compact Guangxu Tongbao and Guangxu heavy treasures, forming a beautiful landscape in the history of Chinese coinage.
Guangxu coin is the first batch of Chinese style (round hole square) used in the history of Chinese coinage, which was cast by introducing western mechanism coinage method for the first time. In addition, the copper coins of Tongbao mechanism of Guangxu were made in Beiyang, with one article on the back (1902-1908). It has a very high collection value, so this Guangxu Yuanbao has always been loved by collectors.
For a long time, in the field of ancient coin collection, although Guangxu Tongbao has received great attention, some coin experts and scholars have repeatedly praised Guangxu Tongbao as "the supreme and beautiful collection". However, because the Guangxu year was too close to the end of the Qing Dynasty, Guangxu Tongbao There are a lot of casts in the world, and many of them are small coins, so it has been difficult for them to be widely valued by the majority of coin lovers for a long time. Regardless of Guangxu Tongbao ’s wonderful mechanism coins, and regardless of the rare and strange version of Guangxu Tongbao, just In terms of its ordinary mass money, Guangxu Tongbao coins are small, beautiful, dignified and beautiful, and they can also be called the essence of recasting. Its money calligraphy inherits and develops the legacy of Xianfeng coin script, which is thin and tall, rigid and flexible, and surpasses Kang. Dry prosperity.