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[collection name] dragon coins
[collection Specification] diameter 38.9mm, weight 23.5g
[collection type] miscellaneous
Shikai (1859-1916), a famous statesman and strategist in modern Chinese history, was the leader of the Northern Warlords. It is also called "comfort Pavilion". It is the host of Rong'an and xi'xin Pavilion. It's Han nationality. It's from Xiangcheng, Henan Province, so it's called “yuanxiangcheng".
On December 12, 1915, Yuan Shikai announced his acceptance of the throne, changed the Republic of China into "the Empire of China", and ordered the abolition of the era of the Republic of China, changed the five years of the Republic of China (1916) into "Hongxian", known as "Hongxian monarchy" in history
Yuan Shikai's Gaoying is like the flying dragon silver coin of Hongxian era of the Chinese Empire this group of Yuan Shikai's Gaoying is like the flying dragon silver coin of Hongxian era of the Chinese Empire. Its obverse is the nine face front and bust of Yuan Shikai, slightly to the left of the face. Yuan Shikai was dressed in Grand Admiral's uniform, wearing a heron feather with a high tassel crown and a big medal on his chest.
In the center of the back is the flying dragon pattern, with the four characters of "Chinese Empire" engraved on it and the four characters of "Hongxian era" engraved on the bottom. At that time, the coinage technology of Feilong silver coin had reached the peak. The yuan image on the front was lifelike and vivid, while the shape of Feilong on the back did not take the form of traditional Chinese dragon, but the Western double pterosaurs. This coin is also the only foreign dragon used in official coinage of China, and also the most exquisite work of China's only several imperial silver coins carving technology, with its precious degree not small and beautiful
This coin is very rare. At present, it is known that there is only a small amount of this coin, which is really a collection that the collectors can't get.
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