China's ancient coins, a wide variety, in addition to a large number of currency, there is a non-currency currency, commonly known as "spend money. ". Spending money is mainly used for appreciation, decoration, blessing and gifts. It has become a category of ancient Chinese coins because of its exquisite materials, superb workmanship, exquisite artistry and unique cultural and cultural value. Money is spent in government as well as in private. Large plate such as basin, small like chicken head, gold, silver, copper, iron, tin, aluminum and other materials, fine thick vary in shape. Some have patterns with words, some have patterns without words, and some have only words without patterns.
Spend money from the Han Dynasty, in the early use of the time is mainly Chinese folk self-entertainment of a kind of play money. To the modern society have casting, which in the Ming and Qing dynasties, money into a casting boom, the palace also began to cast money, and folk money also began to use the best brass material. Its content, quantity, or the level of casting has reached a new height. And no matter what era of spending money, it can reflect from a side of that era of folk customs and people's spiritual pursuit.
The so-called Lucky money, from the name can be seen, is to cast a lucky language of spending money, money is basically a blessing, inscription of the text or a specific allegorical pattern. Folk because of the use of blessing, inscription of the language to auspicious habits, so this type of money is also known as "lucky money mouth. ". It's one of the most important categories of spending. The commonly used inscriptions are "My Lucky Stars" , "gold and jade Mantang" , "long life and prosperity" , "good fortune is like the East Sea" , "longevity is better than the South Mountain" , "happiness is better than the South Mountain" , "happiness is better than life" , "peace and prosperity is better than happiness" , "fortune is better than wealth" , "fortune is better than longevity" , "prosperity is better than longevity" , "the number one scholar and the first rank" , "five sons ascend the imperial examination" , "joining the ranks of officials" , "peace in the world" , "driving away evil and lowering the rate" and so on. These auspicious connotation, has expressed the ancients to the happy life yearning and the pursue.
This piece of money to spend money in the "lucky money" , product phase integrity, packet pulp simple heavy, rust color uniform and natural flow, the overall printing regularity. Spend money on the front ring printed with "long life rich" four words, the back for "gold and jade full hall" four words. This coin is made of exquisite, auspicious meaning, contains the penetration of Chinese traditional culture, and very few exist, with a very high collection value and market value!