Ancient coins are witnesses of history. With the development of the times, they not only reflect the accumulation of human wisdom, but also reflect the human history and economic culture of each era. Nowadays, with the continuous improvement of people's living standards, coins are loved by collectors because of their profound historical background and unique artistic charm. More and more people are devoted to the collection of ancient coins, resulting in the extremely hot money market and frequent high prices. Among many kinds of coins, one is very special. It is "sitting on the foreign currency". It is the crystallization of the integration of Chinese and Western cultures. It is the first of the four major trade silver dollars in modern China. It plays an extremely important role in the history of modern Chinese finance and currency, so it is highly praised by the market and has a very broad market prospect.
[collection name]: foreign currency in 1901
The foreign currency is also known as the French silver trade in Indochina, also known as Annan silver dollar. The so-called trade silver dollar refers to the silver coins issued by some old imperialist countries for the purpose of developing colonial trade. Sitting in the foreign currency is one of them.
此枚坐洋币1901年版一枚，钱币正面中央是手执束棒的自由女神坐像，两侧是法文“REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE”（法兰西共和国），下方是年份1901；背面为麦穗花环，花环上方铸法文“FRANCAISE INDO-CHINE”（法兰西印度支那），中间是法文“PIASTRE DE COMMERCE”（皮阿斯特贸易银）。此币保存较好，不论是文字还是图案，都显得自然细腻，纹饰清晰有致。干喜彩票是真的吗设计新颖，铸工精湛；具有极高的收藏价值和艺术价值。
This coin sits in the 1901 edition of the ocean coin. The center of the coin is the statue of the statue of liberty with the holding bar. The French side is "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE" (French Republic), with the year 1901 below. The back is a garland of flowers, the French wreath is "FRANCAISE INDO-CHINE" (French Indochina), and the middle is French "PIASTRE DE COMMERCE" (P Astor trade silver). 。 This coin is well preserved. Both the characters and the patterns are natural and delicate, and the patterns are clear. The design is novel, the casting is exquisite, and it has high collection value and artistic value.
As a historical carrier, it records the humiliating history of Chinese people's political oppression and economic exploitation after the Opium War. Studying the foreign currency circulating in China is of great significance for us to understand the crime of foreign powers using silver dollar trade, plundering China's wealth, enhancing patriotism and contributing to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Ancient coins are of great ornamental and historical value, and like other antiques, they are favored by collectors. The value of ancient coins is generally determined by the amount of money in existence. There has always been a saying that rarity is the most precious thing in the collection market. Since the silver dollar of early foreign trade has been handed down for a long time, but after the war, there are very few silver coins in the world, which are extremely precious. It's hard to find a silver coin like this, it's rare.