Guizhou silver coin is internationally known as "auto dollar". The main picture on the back of it is automobile, and the name of "Xicheng" person is hidden under it, which is also unique in the history of Chinese and even world coins. This coin reflects the suffering and brilliance of road construction in that era. "Automobile silver coin" is referred to as "car board".
This Guizhou automobile coin has four characters of "Guizhou silver coin" in the center of the obverse, the upper edge of which is "the 17th year of the Republic of China", the lower edge of which is "one circle", with four petal flower stars on the left and right; the back of which is the grass and automobile pattern, the upper edge of which is "made by Guizhou provincial government", with the weight of "seven coins and two cents", with four petal flower stars on the left and right. This coin was made by Guizhou Mint in 1928 to commemorate the opening of Guiyang Tongzi highway. Its market value is very high.
The design of the car is the first car in Guizhou Province. It was the American Ford convertible bought from Hong Kong by Zhou Xicheng, chairman of the provincial government at that time. Since there is no highway in Guizhou, the car was taken apart and carried in by people and horses. The car design on the silver coin is based on this car. Compared with Guangxu dragon, Daqing dragon and the modern silver coins with figures as patterns, it is unique and popular among collectors.
In May of the 17th year of the Republic of China (may 1928), in order to celebrate the opening of Guiyang Tongzi highway, Zhou Xicheng ordered Guizhou mint to cast and issue 50000 Guizhou silver coins with a face value of 1 yuan. One yuan of Guizhou silver coin in the 17th year of the Republic of China is one of them. The collection is 3.9 cm in diameter and weighs 27 grams. In the center of the front is "Guizhou silver coin", with the inscription of "the 17th year of the Republic of China" and the inscription of "one circle"; in the center of the back is the design of grassland and automobile, with the inscription of "made by Guizhou provincial government" and the inscription of "seven coins and two cents" in mind. The two words of "Xicheng" of Zhou Xicheng, the chairman of the provincial government at that time, are combined in the grass branches and leaves. The coins are well minted, with clear and distinct internal and external teeth, bulging mouth and ornamentation, and standard side teeth. Its whole body up and down, wrapped pulp natural mature old, old-fashioned. Its most unique feature is that it not only uses the modern "one yuan" value, but also uses the Qing Dynasty "seven money two points" value. It can be said that the coexistence of feudalism and republicanism has unique political and ornamental value. It also uses cars as silver coins, which is unique in Modern Silver coins. The collection of this coin is of great value and worth starting with.