China was one of the first countries to use money. The history of currency use can be pushed to the late Neolithic period four or five thousand years ago. Every stage of historical development is the footprint of our country's growth. As an indispensable part of a country, coins are the epitome of the political, economic, cultural and scientific development of a country in different historical periods. They are an important witness to history. It is a symbol of the rights of a country, a dynasty, and an emperor.
藏品规格：直径23.73mm / 重量2.2g
Collection name: Qin Banliang
Collection specification: 23.73 mm diameter / weight 2.2 g
The "Qin and Half" bronze coins are shaped with "round square holes" as the currency. The square holes represent the place, the outer circles represent the heavens, and the "round square holes" symbolize the cosmic view of the ancient sky circles.
此枚秦半两，直径：23.73mm 重：2.2g 材质为青铜，钱体厚重。钱币正面书“半两”二字，钱文高挺，字体狭长略呈弧形，朴拙而浑厚，豪纵而俊逸，文字大篆气息较浓。其铸体规整，内方稍有花口.而不失神韵，平坦地章，观其字廓，深竣挺拔而又有度，外圈口有所流铜粘连，略见平漫。此钱币经历了沧桑岁月留下的痕迹，依旧保存完好。正反两面锈垢沉积叠嶂，包浆凝重，老道紧实而不糟，分布亦是自然，薄锈浓浆，品相更显其美，是为佳藏之品矣。
This Qin half two, diameter: 23.73 mm Weight: 2.2 g material for bronze, heavy money. The word "half two" on the front of the coin, Qianwengaoting, the font is slightly curved, simple and thick, bold and elegant, the text is strong. Its cast body is regular, the inside side has a little flower mouth. Without losing the charm, flat chapter, look at its profile, deep and straight and there is degree, the outer ring mouth has copper adhesion, slightly flat. This coin has experienced the traces left by the vicissitudes of time and is still well preserved. On the front and back sides, the rust deposits are stacked, the slurry is concentrated, the old road is tight and not bad, and the distribution is also natural. The thin rust pulp and the quality are more beautiful. It is a product for Jiazang.
The appearance of Qin and Qi marked the unification of Qin Shihuang in the currency, and also marked the initial maturity of ancient Chinese coins. It was a milestone in the development of Chinese currency and affected neighboring countries and regions. It has extraordinary historical significance. The "Qin and Half" laid the shape of the ancient coins of the "round square hole". The "round square hole" coins became the basic form of ancient Chinese currency. They ran through the feudal society of China and were used for more than 2,000 years.
In 221 BC, Qin unified the world and stipulated that half of the money in the outer circle was the national currency. This was the earliest unified currency in China. The change of currency system is second-class: gold is the upper currency, and it is divided into <UNK>(16, 2, 24, and 23) for huge payments, such as rewards from emperors, gifts from nobles, etc.; The copper coin of the circular square hole is the lower currency, and the currency system of the pre-Qin Dynasty is unified. The text is "half two"(weighing twelve baht) for daily trading and private casting is prohibited. The appearance of "Qin and Half" marked the unification of Qin Shihuang in the currency. It also marked the initial maturity of ancient Chinese coins and was a milestone in the development of Chinese currency.
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