Hongwu Tongbao issued currency for Zhu Yuanzhang of the Ming Dynasty, who was the only beggar emperor from the poorest background. In Ming Dynasty, Qian Wen was not called Yuanbao, because Zhu Yuanzhang had the word "Yuan" in his name, so he wanted to avoid it, so he called Tongbao from arrogance to Yongli.
[collection name]: Hongwu Tongbao cattle money
Hongwu Tongbao still adopts the design of the outer circle and the inner side in the shape design. On the front is the four words of "Hongwu Tongbao", with the words "Hong" on the top, the words "Wu" on the bottom, the words "Bao" on the left and the words "Tong" on the right. There are many styles for the reverse side of Hongwu Tongbao. According to historical research, it can be divided into four types, sixty-one styles. So far, a total of 58 styles have been found. You are most familiar with the small flat back version is very many. But this shepherd boy riding cattle style, because the back is a shepherd boy riding cattle design, extremely rare, is also a rare product.
This is a picture of a herdsman riding a cow in Hongwu of Ming Dynasty. He is wearing a hat and riding on the back of a cow. He plays the flute freely. The flute is melodious and melodious. The cow swings its tail and is carefree, vivid, lifelike, very interesting and unforgettable.
Why is there a picture of shepherd riding cattle on the commemorative coins? This is related to the social environment at that time. In the history of the Ming Dynasty, it is recorded that "in the fourth year of the Zhizheng period (1344), there was a drought locust and a great hunger epidemic. In the seventeen year of the Taizu period (Zhu Yuanzhang), the parents and brothers died one after another. It was impossible to bury them in poverty. Liu Jizu and his wife were buried in Naike..." , with " Emperor Taizu is a monk in Huangjue temple As for whether Zhu Yuanzhang was a cowherd before he joined the temple as a monk, there is no textual research. However, Zhu Yuanzhang was born in a poor family and had no life. It was possible to let go of his cattle when he was young. Zhu Yuanzhang used to herd cattle when he was a little boy, and later cast the pattern of shepherd boy riding cattle on the money, which shows that the emperor also came from hardship, connected with the common people and shared weal and woe, thus encouraging the people to develop production.
At present, there are not one kind of patterns for Hongwu shepherd children to spend money on riding cattle. The patterns of shepherd children are different and the sizes of money are different. Even the patterns of shepherd children riding cattle have two kinds of plans and three-dimensional patterns. But generally speaking, the amount of money spent on riding cattle by Hongwu shepherd children found at present is less, which is worth collecting. It has historical and commemorative coins with high market value or collection value.