Coinage: During the Reign of Emperor Taizong of the Northern Song Dynasty, Zhao Guangyi (976-984 AD) was the coinage
Coinage material: copper, iron, gold, silver
The size of the coin: the diameter of Taiping Tongbao, which is official script taiping Tongbao, is about 25mm in diameter, about 6mm in diameter and about 1mm in thickness. The other is the seal script, taiping Tong Bao, with a diameter of about 25mm, a diameter of about 6mm, and a thickness of about 1mm.
Weight of coinage: 1. The weight of Taiping Tongbao in Lishu is usually around 4G; 2. 2. The weight of seal script Taiping Tong Bao is generally around 4.3g.
Characteristics of coinage: Taiping Tong Bao is the first type of money with the year number in the Song Dynasty, and also the first pair of money made from official script and seal script. The pattern is square hole coin, in The Chinese dynasties has cast, with its use, can be divided into line money and bored with money (commonly known as spending money) two kinds;
This coin copper quality is exquisite, Guo Zhou Zheng, Qian Wen shun read, font honest, the shape and the Song and Yuan tong Bao similar, money documents body and eight, light back or have the star and moon grain, with copper xiaoping money mainly, and iron money and iron mother, format has xiaoping, fold two, fold five and fold ten.
Quantity of coinage: In Jianzhou, Fujian at that time, there was also a short cast of Taiping Tongbao, with giant star pattern on the back, folded in ten shapes, and iron money, which was rare in the world because of its short casting time, small amount of casting, and its iron quality. Taizong also cast gold and silver palace money taiping Tong Bao, qian Wen original script, official script all have, specially used for reward. Gold Taiping Tong Bao, the National Museum of China; Silver taiping tongbao, occasionally seen in a famous domestic collector; Taiping Tong Bao iron money was forged in Jianzhou in eight years of Taiping Xingguo. Taiping TongBao nationalities, the seal character COINS, started a coin for the development of era, China has created the Chinese song dynasty COINS for money, the three body, is the first book title and money and tradition, system and become an important period of China's monetary history compendium of money together, its historical value is also very important, high investment and collection value, welcome buyers