Guangxu yuan bao was one of the currencies in circulation during the reign of emperor guangxu of the qing dynasty. It was first introduced by zhang zhidong, governor of hubei province, guangdong province and guangdong province. A total of 19 provincial bureau casting, in addition to the central department, the local provinces cast copper yuan, are engraved on the front edge of the name of the province.
In the qing dynasty, copper yuan, banknotes and copper COINS were issued in parallel. In the reign of emperor jiaqing, a new type of silver yuan was issued. The westernization movement also affected the coin industry. Later, the provinces followed suit and bought foreign machinery to cast silver and copper dollars. Many mint machines, including the guangdong money bureau, are ordered from the famous London Birmingham mint co., LTD. The intervention of great British industry made the copper dollar stained with western color. The front of the coin rarely shows the fusion of manchu and han culture, while the back of the coin clearly indicates the intervention of western culture.
This extremely rare coin of "Guangxu Yuanbao made in Hubei Province as a ten wrong edition coin" has an overall dragon pattern on the back, an inscription on the front, regular script "made in Hubei Province" on the top, and only half of the "Dang ten" on the bottom. The word "Guangxu Yuanbao" is read directly in the center, and Manchu is listed on the left and right.
As one of the fine COINS in modern COINS, guangxu yuan bao made in hubei province has its unique style and rich cultural connotation. Dragon is the symbol of China, the symbol of Chinese culture. This coin craft is masterly, carver is perfect, the intersecting line of grain is acted the role of appears very clear, word mouth, grain and edge tooth are deep and steep, it is the style of foreign model coin that casts completely. Coin surface coating mellow, very ornamental! Regular script script calligraphy is extremely exquisite, atmosphere, the structure of the balance between the stretch, in the dragon ocean second to none!
This copper coin, made in Hubei Province, is a Guangxu Yuanbao coin. All the characters and patterns on the surface are round and convex according to the potential, with a sense of three-dimensional sculpture. The structure of the character shelf is magnificent, just like when the ink is full, it is amazing! It is rare for Hubei Province to make Guangxu Yuanbao with wrong edition coins, which has high collection value!