[collection name]: Qing Dynasty
[collection type]: Coins
[collection introduction]: spending money originated from the Han Dynasty. In its early use, it was mainly a kind of playing money for self entertainment among the Han people. Because this kind of money is not circulating money, the Han people commonly call this kind of money "spending money"“ Although "spending money" has the form of money, it is not used for circulation. It is an "irregular article" in money. There are many kinds of money spent by Han people, such as furnace opening, town Treasury, gifts, blessings, appreciation, drama, accessories, zodiac, etc. money should be cast. In fact, this "money" is specially for evil spirits, auspicious goods and souvenirs.
Among them, "auspicious money" is a more common kind of money. It mainly contains auspicious words such as "long life and wealth", "longevity", "promotion and promotion", "peace in the world", which also reflects the penetration of Chinese traditional culture. This money is spent in the Qing Dynasty. It is a carrier used by Taoists in the Qing Dynasty to cast spells to subdue demons, shock ghosts and expel evil spirits. It can also be called a magic instrument. After the Taoist priest opened the door, the people please hang it at home or carry it with them to ensure safety.
Because of its long history, it has both the attribute of antique collection, the functional characteristics of exorcism, the cultural attribute of Chinese ancient coin collection, the scarcity of non reproduction and regeneration, and the pursuit of more and more collection lovers, so it is of great historical research value and collection value! Spending money was the most popular period in the Qing Dynasty. Many people wore it on hats and belts. Firstly, its beautiful image can be used as an ornament, and secondly, it can also meet the psychology of expelling ghosts and evil spirits. In addition, money is mostly used in corners, movie walls and other places as a thing of town house!