A unique collection of Vietnamese antiques valued at millions of USD
During 30 years of dedication to collecting antiques, a businessman owns dozens of unique and one-of-a-kind collections in Vietnam, including a complete collection of coins through historical periods. history of the country.
Talking about the hobby of collecting, Mr. Tran Anh Tuan, owner of a business based in District 10 (HCMC) said that since childhood, he has had this hobby. During his 30 years of business , wherever he went, he took the opportunity to explore, learn and collect precious and unique objects everywhere. Up to now, his old house in Hoc Mon has 30 unique collections with tens of thousands of specimens from all over the world. In particular, the collection of ancient Vietnamese coins must be mentioned.
|Mr. Tran Anh Tuan – owner of the most complete and complete collection of Vietnamese coins throughout more than 1,000 years of history|
Vietnamese money is always associated with the long history of the country’s formation, construction and defense. This precious coin collection has all the first coins of Vietnam from 970 (Ding Tien Hoang’s reign) to the 2003 coin, in addition to a full range of banknotes, bills, in the period modern history. In it, there are coins he has to travel to Laos and Cambodia to hunt, there are even rare coins he has to spend thousands of dollars to buy back. There are notes that have just been printed and have not been issued yet, or have been withdrawn because they are not suitable, also present in this collection.
|Collection of ancient Vietnamese coins in the feudal period, starting from the Dinh Dynasty|
|A rich and relatively complete collection of Vietnamese coins that cannot be valued at the moment|
Notably, during the period when the French re-occupied the North in 1945, the resistance war broke out, and communication between localities as well as with the Central Government faced many difficulties. From 1947 to 1954, each locality issued 1 currency. For spending purposes only, in the Central region, bills are issued, while in the South, South Vietnamese currency, supply vouchers, barter vouchers are issued.
In the provinces of Quang Nam , Quang Ngai , Binh Dinh, Phu Yen… many bills of lading were issued with the signatures of representatives of the Central Government and local representatives. All of these money samples were collected and fully assembled by him without missing any period. Somehow, he found coins from the Dinh Dynasty more than a thousand years ago, including the last coins with a face value of 1,000 dongs that were printed but not yet circulated in the Viet Cong period. Draw, and seamlessly up to the 500,000 VND bill of the current period.
|A corner of the antique coin collection display area|
According to Mr. Tran Anh Tuan, the coin marks the transformation process of history and society, so he is very interested in Vietnam’s relatively complete collection of money for thousands of years. His collection was appraised, evaluated and confirmed by many experts as real money, real specimens, not copied or faked.
Mr. Tuan said, to have a full set of banknotes during the French colonial period, with different signatures of representatives of the authorities through each stage of transfer, is a feat, searched everywhere. This set of coins was solemnly hung by him in the most conspicuous position in the collection gallery. Among many experts and researchers who have been invited to admire this collection, almost everyone can not help but admire and admire the meticulousness and great passion of the owner. The value of this collection is difficult to say exactly, but its owner thinks it must be up to millions of dollars.
When we asked about the future plans for this huge collection of assets, Mr. Tuan kindly replied: I am also old, my children do not share the same interests. When there comes a time when someone shares the passion, maybe I will pass it on to the next generation to preserve.
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Từ khoá: A unique collection of Vietnamese antiques valued at millions of USD