【名 称】: 北洋造光绪元宝
【藏 品 类 型】: 杂项
【藏 品 年代】： 清代
【藏 品 信 息】: 六枚一组
The city of Tianjin, ravaged by the Eight-Nation Alliance, is a devastated, rubble filled, heavily trafficked area, with businesses almost completely destroyed by artillery fire, a depressed economy, a depressed market, soaring prices, and people living in poverty. In particular, the foreign soldiers looted ten million taels of silver from the government offices and trade houses, resulting in the situation of "money shortage in Tianjin, commerce and people being trapped" . At the same time, because of the shortage of money (auxiliary money) , market transactions "often to bamboo, paper instead of seeking to pay, which is not an event. ". At this time, Yuan Shikai and Zhou Xuexi is far from the prosperity of officials, and the court is burdened with huge reparations, the local plight has been unable to take care of. Yuan Shikai took office for more than half a year, until August 25,1902, from the allied "Du Tong Yamen" officially took over Tianjin. Yuan really lived up to the court's trust, "determined to rule" , in order to rectify the financial chaos, to restore the economy, then the court was authorized to set up a special bureau, opened copper yuan, Zhou Xuexi "head office silver Yuan Bureau.
北洋造光绪元宝，银币正面珠圈内满汉文“光绪元宝”，圈外上环“北洋造”，下环“库平七钱二分”。 背面正中蟠龙图，龙眼灵异炯炯有神，龙鳞雕刻细密有致，腾云驾雾，身姿遒劲有力、龙爪张扬，神武威猛，工艺精湛，雕工完美，浮雕感非常强，具有极高的艺术观赏价值和收藏价值。 在清代历史上的钱币，光绪元宝是大清光绪年流通货币之首，也是我国第一批引进国外技术来铸造的钱币，其历史意义十分深厚！北洋造光绪元宝是当时发行质量最高的光绪元宝，而34年的最为稀少，由于当时那个年代时局不稳，铸币厂发行量最少，市场稀缺，现存世非常稀少，是难得一见的光绪元宝珍品。此北洋造光绪元宝包浆老气，自然，做工精致，品相上乘。文字鼓凸，笔划纹饰滚圆深竣，楷书文字书法极为端庄大气，间架结构平衡舒展。蟠龙图案，眼神灵异炯炯有神，龙鳞排列细密有致且珍珠纹粒粒无虚无粘，龙爪张扬，遒劲有力。边齿标准，圈齿凸起，颗粒清晰，地章平整，光滑如板。铸额极其稀少，具有相当高的收藏价值。
Beiyang made Guangxu Yuanbao, Silver Coin Front bead ring full of Chinese "Guangxu Yuanbao" , the outer ring "Beiyang made" , the lower ring "Kupyn seven money two cents" . In the middle of the back is a dragon drawing, the dragon's eyes are bright and shining, the dragon scales are exquisitely carved, the clouds are flying over the clouds, the body is strong and powerful, the dragon claws are loud and strong, the gods are powerful, the workmanship is exquisite, the carving is perfect, the relief feeling is very strong, has the extremely high art ornamental value and the collection value. In the history of the Qing Dynasty coins, Guangxu Yuanbao is the first currency in circulation in the Qing Dynasty, but also China's first batch of foreign technology to mint coins, its historical significance is very profound! The Beiyang Mint Yuanbao was the highest quality Yuanbao of Guangxu at that time, and the 34-year-old Yuanbao was the rarest. Because of the instability of that era, the issuance of mints was the fewest, and the market was scarce, there are very few of them left, it is a rare treasure of Guangxu Yuan Bao. This Beiyang made Guangxu Yuanbao Bao Bao pulp old-fashioned, natural, exquisite workmanship, good quality. The characters are convex and the strokes are round and deep. The calligraphy of regular script is very dignified and elegant. The frame structure is balanced and extended. Dragon Pattern, the eyes of the soul, dragon scales arranged fine and close-knit and Pearl grain is not hollow and sticky, Dragon Claw Zhang Yang, strong. Standard side teeth, ring teeth raised, clear particles, seal level, smooth as plate. The casting amount is extremely rare, has the quite high collection value.
The unique design of Guangxu Yuanbao coins made in Beiyang, appropriately integrated with Western culture, skillfully combined Chinese and Western cultures, and the style of the coins revealed a strong Western flavor, especially the national characteristics. Coins in the design is extremely beautiful, will be vivid dragon carving, without losing the momentum of the Dragon, the craft known as skilled, whether the design or exquisite workmanship are said to be the best of the ancient coins. The back and front of the coin are also engraved with elaborate and uniform decorative stripes, which are different from the front without the central bead ring dots and characters, while engraved with a dragon symbolizing the dignity of the emperor, this dragon fluttering its claws in a lifelike form, around the auspicious clouds, a symbol of good luck, carved around the dragon in English characters, indicating that China at that time from the political and economic aspects of the foreign track.
Among the silver coins, the Ryūyō is a favorite of coin collectors, while the Guangxu ingots made in Beiyang are a particularly rare edition of the Dragon's ocean. Along with the hot money market, Beiyang creates the Guangxu Yuanbao all the way high, creates the money transaction unceasingly the new high. From the collector and the acceptance of the public, the late Guangxu Yuanbao prices will continue to rise. Guangxu Yuanbao records a period of history in China, which is of great cultural significance and collection value.
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