After the revolution of 1911, yuan shikai took office as the "interim President" and later became the official President. During this period, the government of the republic of China issued a number of silver COINS called "yuan big head" with the head of yuan shikai. It also issues commemorative COINS with the yuan statue as the face. Among them, "republic of China commemorative coin" is a very rare one.
According to historical data, in the first year of the republic of China (1912 AD), employed in tianjin mint Italian sculptor George engraved "republic of China commemorative COINS" pressing mold, and by the tianjin mint casting. The republic of China commemorative coin is a silver commemorative coin, issued on October 10, 1913, when yuan shikai took office as President.
This republic of China commemorative coin, silver coin for the front of yuan shikai nine points face face and bust, face slightly left, yuan dressed in marshal clothes, head wearing a heron crest, chest wearing a large medal. The coin-edge track teeth are composed of small beads and fine tooth spacing. The ground level, because of the high content of silver, the ground level bright, shining silver.
Silver coin back center with a short oval bar composed of the inner ring, the middle engraved "one round" two words, surrounded by harvest. Golden harvest wheat tips are deliberately carved for the point shape. Along the coin upper engraved "republic of China republic commemorative coin" nine characters. At three o 'clock and nine o 'clock there is a four small round beads around the diamond lace, lace by five small beads formed a delicate flower. The lower part of the coin engraved with an English monogram "ONEDOLLAR". The edging teeth are made up of small beads and spacing of fine teeth.
In 1914, the copper yuan was officially renamed "copper coin". The biggest difference between the copper COINS issued in the republic of China and the qing dynasty was that the dragon grain was replaced by the grain of grain consisting of rice ears. Most of the COINS minted in the provinces are double-sided national flag designs and have the words "founding commemorative COINS" or "R.O.C. copper COINS". At present, most of the market for some common "founding commemorative COINS", some of the world's small or valuable.
"Yuan shikai republic commemorative coin" circulation time is very short, the design is exquisite, the casting is fine, handed down extremely rare, has not seen its sign for many years, very precious, has the extremely high historical value and the academic value, is the collector rare good article, the current collection value and the appreciation space is extremely high!