[Guangzhou Dehong] Silver coins are an important part of the long history and culture. Its specific historical period also makes it occupy an important position in the history of coins. Because silver coins not only represent the currency culture of modern China, but also reflect the rise and fall of China’s modern history, economy, and finance, and therefore have high artistic appreciation value and collection value.
Recently, Guangzhou Dehong Company has been fortunate to collect a Mr. Liu Yuan Shikai Feilong Silver Coin, which has a diameter of 3.95cm, a thickness of 0.27cm and a weight of 26.7g. It is silver and round. It is the commemorative coin of Yuan Shikai’s crowning. The front of the coin is Yuan Shikai’s nine-face face and bust. The face is slightly on the left side, dressed in the Grand Marshal suit, wearing a feathered eagle crown, wearing a medal on the chest; the back design is exquisite, the white is ingenious, and the center is a winged dragon pattern. The above is the word “Chinese Empire”, and the words “Hongxian Era” are below. The dragon’s posture is strong, smart and powerful, and the gesture is empty, swallowing the mountains and rivers, as if to break the coins, very vivid. The whole coin is exquisitely cast, with deep carvings, clear teeth and vivid patterns. It has obvious emperor color, exquisite craftsmanship, few handed downs, very precious and worthy of collection.
The coin-casting process of Yuan Shikai’s Feilong silver coin reached its peak at that time. The positive Yuan was vivid and the eyebrows were vivid. The shape of the back dragon did not adopt the traditional Chinese dragon pattern, but the western twin-winged dragon. The coin is also the only official Chinese coin. Foreign dragons should not be underestimated. The portrait of the front side of the silver coin is highly convex, the back is the dragon flying, the winged dragon is facing the left side, the claw is holding the south needle, the emperor is also the sun; the claw is holding five arrows, the five nationalities are unified, the meaning is rich, the connotation profound. This silver coin has been baptized in the years, the quality is intact, the patina is mellow, the rust is old, the years are flowing, the history is vicissitudes, and it is the best of the collection.
In December 1915, under the impetus of the National Assembly, colleges and universities, public petitions, the Social Security Association, and representatives of the provincial nationalities, he was ready to establish a constitutional monarchy. Yuan Shikai repeatedly gave up and finally accepted the Emperor’s honor and prepared to establish the Chinese Empire. In the first year of Hong Xian, he was a constitutional monarchy and was proposed to be crowned on the New Year’s Day in 1916. This silver coin was a commemorative coin crowned by the coronation. On March 22nd, Yuan Shikai was forced to cancel the imperial system and give up the emperor. He said that the emperor was only 83 days old and extremely short in Chinese history. Yuan Shikai Feilong Silver Coin is an important material material to witness the historical events such as Yuan Shikai’s restoration of the imperial system. At the same time, this coin is exquisitely carved. It is one of the typical masterpieces of the mechanism coins in the early Republic of China. The art appreciation is excellent and the investment collection value is quite good.
In recent years, the various pieces of the antiques trading market have been repeated, and the prices of rare coins have increased steadily. Especially in the late Qing Dynasty, the coins of the Republic of China have become a new hot spot in the coin trading market. Yuan Shikai Feilong Silver Coin is a treasured collection of coins collectors’ dreams. As the coin collection market continues to be hot, its market price is rapidly rising. Relevant professionals said that it is expected that the price of Yuan Shikai Feilong Silver Coin will continue to rise in the future, and the market is very gratifying. It is a rare silver coin worthy of investment and collection. If you are interested in collecting and collecting Mr. Liu’s Yuan Shikai Feilong Silver Coin, please call Guangzhou Dehong Company.