YahuiXiangJiang — aselectionofSunYat Sen’s commemorativecoins(thefirstsixstars)
Weight: 26.5G, 26.7g diameter: 4cm, 3.9cm
Ancient money is an important part of a country’s history. Its specific historical period occupies an important position in the history of money. It not only represents the currency culture of modern China, but also reflects the rise and fall of modern history, economy and finance of China. As an important period in Chinese history, the Republic of China cast silver money which integrates the same cultural connotation of the past Time can keep pace with the times, and become the most brilliant existence in the past dynasties.
After several years of currency market brewing, the currency trading market mainly based on mechanism currency is quietly warming up. Especially in the coastal cities and the mainland market, there is a silver coin investment boom. Silver coins are a large category of coin collection. Different versions of silver coins have their own unique charm, which is worth savoring by investors.
1911年12月29 日，经辛亥革命后，已光复的17省代表在南京推选孙中山为中华民国临时大总统。1912年1月3日，中华民国政府宣告成立，清朝灭亡，在中国持续2000 多年的封建君主专制随之结束。民国成立时，由于币制尚未建立，除四川改铸大汉银币，福建改铸中华元宝外，主要的造币厂，大都仍沿用前清钢模铸造银币，以供流通需要。由于币制混乱，临时政府财政部长陈锦涛，于民国元年3月11日呈文大总统孙中山，鼓铸1000万元纪念银币以为整顿。图案采用大总统孙中山肖像，以后的通用银币再改花纹式样。孙中山令财政部行文，同意鼓铸纪念币，并命令其余的通用银币新花纹，“中间应绘五谷模型，取丰岁足民之义，垂劝农务本之规”，训令财政部速制新模，分令各省造币厂照式鼓铸。不久，财政部就颁下新模给江南(南京)、湖北、广东等造币厂依式铸造，这就是“中华民国孙中山像开国纪念币”的由来。。
On December 29, 1911, after the revolution of 1911, 17 provincial representatives who had recovered elected Sun Yat-sen as the interim president of the Republic of China in Nanjing. On January 3, 1912, the government of the Republic of China was founded and the Qing Dynasty was destroyed. The feudal autocracy which lasted for more than 2000 years in China ended. When the Republic of China was founded, because the currency system had not yet been established, except for the silver coins of Dahan in Sichuan and Zhonghua Yuanbao in Fujian, most of the major mints still used the steel mould of the former Qing Dynasty to cast silver coins for circulation. Due to the confusion of the currency system, Chen Jintao, the finance minister of the interim government, submitted a letter to Sun Yat-sen, the president of the Republic of China, on March 11, the first year of the Republic of China, calling for 10 million yuan of commemorative silver coins for rectification. The design adopts the portrait of Sun Yat-sen, the great president, and later the general silver coin changes the pattern. Sun Yat-sen ordered the Ministry of finance to write, agreed to drum cast commemorative coins, and ordered the rest of the general silver coins to have new patterns, “in the middle, a model of five grains should be drawn, taking the meaning of the rich, the old and the people, and following the rules of urging the farmers to do business”, ordered the Ministry of finance to quickly make new patterns, and ordered the mints of all provinces to drum cast according to the patterns. Soon after, the Ministry of Finance issued a new model to Jiangnan (Nanjing), Hubei, Guangdong and other mints, which is the origin of the “Republic of China Sun Yat Sen like founding commemorative coins”..
Sun Yat Sen’s commemorative silver coin, commonly known as “small head”, was one of the main currencies in circulation during the period of the Republic of China. It is the first national coin to replace the head of the great president with the Royal Longtu. Commemorative coin is a legal currency issued by a country to commemorate international or national politics, history, culture and other aspects, outstanding figures, places of interest, rare animals and plants, sports events, etc., which includes common commemorative coin and precious metal commemorative coin. Ordinary commemorative coins are usually made of gold, silver and alloy with exquisite workmanship.
The commemorative coins of the founding of the Republic of China can be roughly divided into three types: 1. The upper five stars: there is a five star at 2:00 and 10:00 on the back (one round side); 2. The lower five stars: there is a five star at 4:00 and 8:00 on the back; 3. The upper six stars: there is a six star at 2:00 and 10:00 on the back; and the five stars are cast in the first year of the Republic of China.
The commemorative coin of the founding of the Republic of China “xiaotou” has the bust of Sun Yat Sen on the front, the upper source is “XX year of the Republic of China”, the back is jiahetu around the word “one circle”, there are 15, 16, 18 years of the Republic of China and the mausoleum “earth, no year number, Jiahe and other sectors. The silver dollar of the commemorative coin of the founding of the Sun Xiang of the Republic of China was all used in the era of the commemorative coin of the founding of the Republic of China. Sun Xiang’s silver dollar is a commemorative coin of the founding of the Republic of China. Because of the different forgers and the different forging times, the English proficiency of sculptors is not high. Except for the first pictures on the front and the back, the details of flower decorations and English letters are different, especially the English letters.
This commemorative coin of the founding of the people’s Republic of China is of the upper hexagon star version, with Sun Yat-sen’s side portrait engraved in the center of the obverse side, double circles on the periphery, four characters of Chinese official script “Republic of China” engraved on the side, five characters of Chinese official script “commemorative coin of the founding of the people’s Republic of China” engraved on the bottom, long branches and flowers on the left and right; one circle and rice ear Jiahe pattern engraved on the center of the back; the same double circles on the periphery, with a six flower star on the top left and top right Also known as the founding coins of the six star version. The collection is well preserved, with mellow coating, natural color of silver coins, clear casting of characters and patterns, and appropriate depth.
As a special currency of special historical period and local regime, Sichuan copper coin is a product of history, with irreplaceable cultural value and historical witness, just like the currency issued by the peasant regime in the past.
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