August 8, 2022
(Supply: The Palace Museum) The Palace Museum and the China Banknote Printing and Minting Company
(Supply: The Palace Museum)

The Palace Museum and the China Banknote Printing and Minting Company collectively issued on Aug. 18 a suite of commemorative coupons to have a good time the 600th anniversary of the Forbidden Town.

Established in 1420, the Forbidden Town, sometimes called the Palace Museum, was once the imperial palace and the political heart of the Chinese language Govt for greater than 500 years from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) to the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).

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The not too long ago issued coupons function essentially the most symbolic parts to exhibit the profound historical past of the Forbidden Town. The primary view at the entrance facet is the Corridor of Best Cohesion (Taihe Dian), additionally that includes a chicken’s-eye view of the entire Forbidden Town. At the again, there’s the primary dragon of the 9-dragon Display (Jiulong Bi), which is a porcelain display with 9 coiling dragons a number of the clouds and waves. Different vintage parts come with a sundial, glazed brick carving, and a turtle trend.

(Supply: The Palace Museum)
(Supply: The Palace Museum)

The coupons implemented greater than ten design and printing ways and crafts, akin to hand-engraved gravure, quite a lot of fluorescence overprints, microprinting, and augmented truth (AR). The water ripples, that have been overprinted the use of 4 other colours, display a ravishing coloured impact below fluorescent gentle.

(Supply: The Palace Museum)

The Palace Museum has deliberate a chain of actions in birthday celebration of the 600th anniversary of the Forbidden Town since 2019. As well as, China’s central financial institution additionally issued a suite of gold and silver commemorative cash in early August.

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