Xianfeng Chongbao is a copper coin with a diameter of 36.4mm, a thickness of 2.4mm, an inner penetration of 6.3mm,
and a weight of 14.9g (large or small). This kind of copper coin is very beautiful, the handwriting is clear deep handsome,
copper material is fine, show light red or yellow, qian Wen is exquisite, without a bit of draggy,
than the same edition circulation of money slightly bigger, thicker.
Xianfeng Chongbao was issued during the most chaotic and incompetent period of the Qing government.
At that time, the government was powerless, forced by foreign invasion, affected by the opium War at home,
and the economy was tight. Under such circumstances, in order to relieve the financial pressure,
the Qing government ordered the forging of Xianfeng Chongbao. Time flies,
at that time unpopular Xianfeng treasure now has become one of the favorites of the public collection.