during the Lunar New Year holiday, the reporters involved in the Xinjiang the coin collection community “big party”, we know the civil Silk Road in Xinjiang currency concealed in the number, type, grade unique, rare degree the multi of Zhu aspects of collectors in China , and far ahead.
than 30 years of experience in coin collecting collectors Mr. Wang Tao said, in recent years, the awareness of people on the Silk Road currency, on the one hand, it is life quality greatly improved, the requirements of the growing cultural life; investment the role of the state of mind, makes the currency of the precious metal values and heritage value of the Silk Road become investment collection of “meat and potatoes.”
collectors, the so-called “Silk Road money” generally refers to the various history of the Silk Road circulation during the various types of material currency also refers to various types of currency used in the Silk Road trade. The geographical scope of the Silk Road, the western part of East Asia — China dynasties in the history of currency, such as Eastern Europe, West Asia, Central Asia, the historical period and the dynasty of gold, silver, copper, which also includes the centralization issue currency, including currency issued by the local government of the various historical periods along the Silk Road.
compared to the various currencies issued by the history of the Central Plains region, Xinjiang, coin collectors love more along the Silk Road, the western part of until Constantinople (now Istanbul), west to the eastern Mediterranean, east China’s Shaanxi and Gansu region, north to the Black Sea, Li Hainan coast, south to North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and India the broad geographical scope within the history of currency.
“thanks to Xinjiang’s geographical advantage.” Xinjiang in the coin collecting community, “we” Old Song believes that this historical and geographical advantages of Xinjiang Xinjiang become the history of the ancient Silk Road monetary collection feng shui treasure.
He said that Xinjiang has always been the East-West cultural exchange between the land of the collision, forming a diverse and unique cultural identity of diverse and abundant currency here, involving extensive geographical complexity of the text pattern are other in any place does not have.Wang Tao
known as the Xinjiang people, “coin collections” the first person after 30 years of painstakingly collected, and now collection the coins in the currency of the geographical scope of the Silk Road more than 2,000 pieces of more than 10,000 pieces of silver and copper coins.
2010, Wang Tao to the Chinese People’s University of has donated more than 1020 pieces of gold, the currency of silver, copper, Silk Road, the age span from 200 BC to 18th century period of the Silk Road and the Central Asian ancient Indian historical period, Xinjiang local government and currency, coins for the program, a more complete display of the context of the history of the change in the geographical area.