With the rise of China's art market in recent years, more and more collectors have paid attention to ancient coins, especially some rare and exquisite ancient coins in history, which are liked and recognized by some coin collectors. Among them, the flying dragon coin in the Hongxian era of Yuan Shikai in the Republic of China is one of them. The head of Yuan Shikai is on the obverse of silver dollar. On the back are the words "Chinese Empire", "Hongxian era" and the design of flying dragon.
In 1916, Yuan Shikai picked up a round gold coin like the flying dragon of the Hongxian era, with a diameter of 21 mm and a weight of 8.3 g. it was exquisitely cast and was not used until it was completely unused.
"Hongxian" is the year when Yuan Shikai became emperor in 1916. In December 1915, Yuan Shikai announced the restoration of the imperial system, the establishment of the Chinese Empire and the reform of Hongxian. On January 1, 1916, he ascended the throne of the emperor. On March 22, 1916, he was forced to announce the abolition of the imperial system and the restoration of the Republic of China due to the internal and external difficulties. Yuan Shikai's restoration of monarchy is a retrogression of history and a major event in modern Chinese history. Yuan Shikai's reign lasted only 83 days, which was extremely short in Chinese history. Flying dragon silver coin is an important witness of this special historical event! Because of the short period of the dynasty, the number of flying dragon silver coins that were cast in that year was not very large, and it was carved by famous scholars (George), many reasons made today's Flying Dragon Silver Coin noble value!
Hongxian commemorative coin, the center of the obverse is the positive portrait of Yuan Shikai, solemn and solemn, lifelike. In the center of the back is a lifelike flying dragon, which symbolizes the prosperous scene of the Chinese Empire. The four characters of "Chinese Empire" in Lishu style are engraved on the top and "the first year of Hongxian" is engraved on the bottom, commonly known as "flying dragon commemorative coin". Hongxian commemorative coin is a high-quality coin in modern China. It is a revolutionary cultural relic with high value and profound historical significance. At the same time, it is also a rare object for Archaeology and research of Chinese history and culture. The precious "Hongxian commemorative coins" recorded the earth shaking great history of the late Qing Dynasty and the Republic of China. After a hundred years of wind and rain, the "Hongxian commemorative coins" do not exist much, especially the ones with good quality are more scarce, so they are very popular with collectors.