China was one of the first countries to use money. The history of using money can be traced back to the late neolithic period four or five thousand years ago. Each stage of historical development is the footprint of our country's growth. As an indispensable part of a country, coin is an epitome of the political, economic, cultural and scientific development of a country in different historical periods and an important witness to history. It is a symbol of the power of a country, a dynasty and an emperor.
Many dissenting Confucian HanWu intellectual ambition, tai temple is known as China's greatest emperors, its casting COINS if it has been shown treasures, thought to ward off bad luck exorcism, half of the qin dynasty and han of weight are especially sovereigns and part of the money, it is in that phase of history, art and calligraphy's portrayal of smelting technology, has important historical value and artistic value.
In 221 b. c., the qin dynasty unified the whole world, and stipulated that half two pieces of money, round outside and square inside, were the national currency, which was the earliest unified currency in China. Change money system to be second class: gold is on coin, yi (have 16 two, 20 two, 24 two three say) as a unit, for huge amount of payment, such as the emperor reward, among the nobility gifts; Round square hole of the copper COINS for the next COINS, under the unification of the former qin currency system, the text said "half two" (weight of 12 baht), for daily transactions, private casting is prohibited. The appearance of "qin half-two" marked the unification of qin shihuang in currency, and the initial maturity of ancient Chinese COINS, which was a milestone in the development of Chinese currency.
The coin Qin Banliang is 6.3mm in diameter, square hole round money, meaning "heaven round place", made of bronze and thick. On the front of the coin is the word "half two", which is written by Qian Wen Gao Ting. The font is narrow and slightly curved, simple and honest, bold and elegant, and has a strong flavor of seal script. The cast body is regular, square, round and square, with a flat seal. The wheels are clean. The outline of the characters is deep, straight and regular. The strokes of the characters are slightly smooth and smooth. This collection has experienced the traces left by the vicissitudes of life and is still well preserved. Rust deposits on the front and back sides are piled up. The coating is dignified, sophisticated and firm, but not bad. The distribution is also natural. The thin rust and thick slurry are more beautiful in appearance and are the best preserved products.
The appearance of qin semi-two marks the initial maturity of ancient Chinese COINS, is a milestone in the development of Chinese currency, and affects adjacent countries and regions, has a special historical significance. "Qin half two" laid "round square hole" ancient coin shape, became the basic form of ancient Chinese currency, throughout the Chinese feudal society, used for more than two thousand years, has a high collection value.