In the last year of Guangxu, Yunnan Province was allowed to set up a factory in the former site of Baoyun Bureau of Kunming, importing machinery from Germany, recruiting technicians in Sichuan, and issuing the model of the Ministry of Finance of the Ministry of Finance. In the thirty-third year of Guangxu (1907), Yunnan Yinyuan Bureau was established. Renamed Yunnan Mint Branch, cast "Guangxu Yuanbao", there are two types of new and old, a variety of editions.
旧式背英文，新式背无英文，称团龙。有七钱二分 、三钱六分 、一钱四分四厘 、七分二厘四等币值。其中库平一钱四分四厘光绪元宝深受藏家喜爱。
Old-style back English, new style without English, called Tuanlong. There are seven money two points, three money six points, one money four points four cents, seven points two cents and four other currency values. Among them, Kuping has four cents and four cents, and Guangxu Yuanbao is deeply loved by collectors.
The picture below is the Yunnan province's bank-building yuan, four cents and four cents Guangxu ingot.
直径：2.37cm 厚：0.14cm 重：5.3g
Diameter: 2.37cm Thickness: 0.14cm Weight: 5.3g
Positive: The top is cast "Yunnan Province" four characters, the bottom casting currency value "Kuping one money four points four cents", the center directly reads "Guangxu yuanbao" four words. Qian Qian exquisite, atmospheric, the structure of the balance stretch, the piece The patina on the surface of the coin is natural, giving a sense of vicissitudes of age.
Back: The middle dragon, the lower left corner, and the upper right corner are each a six-point flower star. The dragon dragon pattern craftsmanship is exquisite, the carving is perfect, the embossing is strong, the mirror surface is smooth and smooth, and the phase of the pattern is very clear.
This kind of "Guangxu Yuanbao", which is known as the earliest mechanism of the Western-style silver dollar in China, is also known as "Longyang" because it has a dragon pattern on the back of the silver dollar. After experiencing many wars in modern times, it is not easy to preserve the dragon-grain Guangxu ingot.
What is rare is that the dragon figure on the back of the money does not correspond to the money face, and the whole is tilted to the left by 60 degrees. The wrong version of the coin may have a higher collection value.
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