As an ancient currency, gold ingot is born as a symbol of "wealth", which endows gold and silver with more precious value. Gold ingot is the most valuable currency in ancient times. Generally, silver ingot and copper coin are the main currency in circulation. In ancient times, one or two gold equaled eight or two silver or 1500 copper coins. Traditionally, gold ingots generally refer to gold and Yuan bao. The names of gold ingots are different in different historical stages. For example, the earliest gold currency in the Warring States and Chu Kingdom is gold plate, the horseshoe-shaped gold in the Han Dynasty is horseshoe gold, the cake-shaped gold cake, the golden collar in the bow of the Song Dynasty, the gold ingot with wings on both sides after the Yuan Dynasty, and the rectangular gold ingot, cubic gold ingot, oval gold ingot and gourd in Reed-shaped gold ingots, etc.
Gold ingot, an ancient coin bearing a long history of currency culture and history, has withdrawn from the commercial arena, but its present value can not be ignored. They are made by craftsmen, so each gold ingot is a unique work of art. Ancient gold ingots in the present world are very rare, and inscription gold ingots are rare. Nowadays, as a precious collection, ancient gold ingots are highly regarded by experts, scholars and collectors.
Gold ingot itself has a very high value preservation and appreciation function, coupled with less stock and a long sense of history, in recent years has attracted considerable attention of collectors, and from the current auction market, the transaction price of early gold ingot has reached a very high price, the future also has a very good appreciation potential.