[collection name]: made by Guangxu Yuanbao in Hubei Province
[collection type]: Coins
【藏品概况】：清代末年，国力日衰，外国货币大量涌入中国市场，传统的制钱货币流通体制几近崩溃。清政府于光绪二十六年( 1900) 由两广总督李鸿章主持，仿照港仙铸行“光绪元宝”机制铜元，以抵制外国铜元，救济“钱荒”。此是为中国铸行铜元之肇始。
[collection introduction]: at the end of the Qing Dynasty, the national strength was declining, a large number of foreign currencies poured into the Chinese market, and the traditional money making and currency circulation system almost collapsed. In the 26th year of Guangxu (1900), the Qing government was presided over by Li Hongzhang, governor of Guangdong and Guangxi, and cast the "Guangxu Yuanbao" mechanism copper dollars in imitation of Hong Kong immortals to resist foreign copper dollars and relieve the "money shortage". This is the beginning of casting copper coins for China.
This gold coin is made in Guangxu yuan treasure house of Hubei Province. It costs seven cents and two cents. The size is appropriate and the size is quite good. The front bead ring of the coin is filled with Chinese "Guangxu Yuanbao", the upper ring outside the bead ring is engraved with "made in Hubei Province", plum blossom petals are casted on the left and right sides, and the lower ring is casted with "Kuping seven coins and two cents". The font is dignified and neat, tall and handsome, and the writing method is smooth and very beautiful. In the center of the back of the coin is a coiled dragon pattern, with clear texture, beautiful lines and exquisite dragon Lin. at a fixed glance, it is like a divine dragon flying in the sky, which is amazing.
背面上环英文:Hubei Province(湖北省造)，下环依旧镌刻英文:7MACE AND 2 CANDAREENS (库平七钱二分)，左右各铸十字星，小巧精美，玲珑可爱，艺术价值极高。藏品包浆自然淳厚，品相完好，形制规整，质地优良，字体笔法流畅，纹饰刻制工细。为晚晴时期试铸样币，此种钱币存世量稀少，具有不错的收藏价值，光绪元宝是近代钱币中的精品，也是价值很高的革命，清代晚期的惊天动地与动荡风雨，都一一记录在这枚小小的钱币之中，因此，无论是出于个人爱好收藏还是进行藏品投资，都是非常值得推崇的一种行为。
The upper ring on the back is in English: Hubei Province (made in Hubei Province), and the lower ring is still engraved in English: 7mace and 2 candareens (Kuping seven coins and two cents). Cross stars are cast on the left and right, small and exquisite, exquisite and lovely, with high artistic value. The collection has natural and honest pulp, intact appearance, regular shape, excellent texture, smooth font and writing, and fine decoration and engraving. It is a sample coin for the late Qing Dynasty. This kind of coin is rare in existence and has good collection value. Guangxu Yuanbao is not only a high-quality coin in modern times, but also a revolution of high value. The earth shaking and turbulent storms in the late Qing Dynasty are recorded in this small coin one by one. Therefore, whether it is for personal hobby collection or collection investment, Is a kind of behavior worthy of praise.
Recent transaction records of Guangxu Yuanbao:Hubei zaoguangxu Yuanbao ---- transaction price: RMB 2.869000 --- transaction date: February 15, 2018Hubei zaoguangxu Yuanbao ---- transaction price: rmb4782000 --- transaction date: May 26, 2017Guangdong zaoguangxu Yuanbao ---- transaction price: rmb4769000 --- transaction date: October 5, 2017Yunnan zaoguangxu Yuanbao ---- transaction price: rmb1212800 --- transaction date: May 26, 2017Jiangnan zaoguangxu Yuanbao storehouse Ping 7:2 - transaction price: rmb1138000 - transaction date: September 18, 2017