According to historical records, in 1890, Guangdong Province took the lead in introducing foreign coin making techniques, and the silver dollar in the name of "Guangxu Yuanbao" was one of the currencies in circulation during the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty. Zhang Zhidong, the governor of Guangdong and Guangxi provinces in Hubei Province, was the first to introduce the British Mint machine. During the reign of Guangxu, a series of silver coins were minted.
此枚钱币精品“光绪元宝北洋造库平七钱二分"，系造币厂于光绪元宝29年(1903)铸造。银币正面中珠圈内镌满汉文”光绪元宝”四字，圈外上端镌“北洋造"，下端镌币重库平七钱二分"， 银币背面中镌一个珍珠龙，上端镌 英文北洋"，下端镌英文币重“库平七钱二分"。因其背蟠龙纹鳞甲别致， 如颗颗珍珠镶嵌，故得别名珍珠龙版。图照可鉴，其无论文字和纹饰，皆十分精美，凸凹鲜明，文字笔划和纹饰线条圆滚，显示模具冲压着力深打，致其品相精美无比，其工艺水准也是至今之伪所不能矣。“北洋省造光绪元家“作为币王省之一，此银元包浆实际上是银元表面自然氧化后所呈现出来的光泽与机理效果。银元表面长时间与大气水分等物质相作用，与织物、皮肤等物质相互岸擦，其表面所产生的光泽与机理效果，润洋、 自然，休现银元质感之美，被称为”包浆”。
The fine coin "Guangxu Yuanbao Beiyang zaokuping seven coins and two Fen" was coined by the mint in 1903, the 29th year of Guangxu Yuanbao. On the front of the silver coin, the Chinese character "Guangxu Yuanbao" is engraved inside the Pearl circle. Outside the circle, the upper end is engraved with "made in Beiyang", and the lower end is engraved with seven coins and two Fen. On the back of the silver coin, a Pearl Dragon is engraved on the top, and English Beiyang is on the upper end. The English coin is engraved with "Kuping seven coins and two Fen". It is also called Pearl Dragon plate because of its unique back dragon pattern scales, such as pearls inlaid. As can be seen from the pictures, no matter the words and patterns, they are very exquisite, with distinct convex and concave shapes. The strokes and decorative lines of the characters are round and round, which shows that the stamping force of the die is deep-seated, resulting in the incomparable exquisite appearance, and its technological level is still beyond the level of forgery so far. As one of the coin King provinces, the "Guangxu Yuanjia made by Beiyang province" is actually the luster and mechanism effect of the natural oxidation of the silver dollar surface. The surface of silver dollar interacts with air moisture and other substances for a long time, and rubs with fabrics, skin and other substances. The luster and mechanism effect produced by the surface can moisten the ocean and nature, and show the beauty of silver dollar texture. It is called "Baojiang".
Guangxu Yuanbao is a large category of silver coin collection, which has always been the concern of many collectors. Different editions of Guangxu Yuanbao have unique charm and are worthy of deep appreciation. In particular, taking the Guangxu Yuanbao made by Beiyang as an example, in the online transaction of coins, Beiyang made Guangxu Yuanbao is favored and becomes the focus of many buyers.
The design of Guangxu Yuanbao coins is unique, which is properly integrated into western culture, and the combination of Chinese and Western cultures is ingeniously. The style of currency shows a strong Western flavor, especially the national characteristics. The coins are extremely exquisite in pattern drawing, which makes the Dragon carving vivid and vivid, without losing the momentum of the dragon. The craft is called exquisite and skilled. It is called the best in ancient coins, whether it is in design or workmanship.
In recent years, China's collection industry has been booming, many collections have been greatly appreciated, and one of the fastest and most rapid appreciation of the variety is the coin, so the army of ancient coin collection is also growing. The ancient coin market has been in a state of fire, the general trend of the future is not going to change, and the Internet business in the rapid development of ancient coin collection, trading has a great role in promoting.