Yuan Datou in the third year of the Republic of China

Jan 18, 2021

Silver coin originated in the 15th century and was first cast in Europe. It is commonly known as "foreign money", "lace money" or "ocean", which is the general name of silver coin. Silver yuan is an imported product. It first entered China in the Ming Dynasty, but a large amount of it flowed into China after the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty. There are some silver coins on the market, such as Sanfan silver coin, bamboo silver coin, Gansu made yuan Datou and so on. Among them, Yuan Shikai's head silver coin, commonly known as "yuan Datou silver coin", is the most popular, influential and surviving silver coin.

Yuan Datou "is a common name for a silver coin with the profile of Yuan Shikai engraved in the early years of the Republic of China. Because it was first cast in the third year of the Republic of China, it is also called "Min San", which has a long history. As the leader of warlord silver coins in the Republic of China, "big head" series is no stranger to coin collectors. The birth of "yuan Datou" silver dollar is also the inevitable result of its development. After the revolution of 1911, Yuan Shikai issued silver coins in order to solve military expenses and improve his political status, which got its name because these silver coins were cast with his side image.




On the front of the coin, Yuan Shikai's profile is engraved with "the third year of the Republic of China". On the back, there are two crossed ears of rice, with the word "one circle" in the center. Because it is a kind of physical currency, between people's recognition of precious metals, as well as a strong sense of historical and cultural identity, so there are not a few collectors. Yuan Datou's liquidity is relatively strong, which is also one of the factors that collectors are optimistic about!

"Yuan Datou" represents China's modern currency culture, reflects the rise and fall of China's modern history, economy and finance, and has a high artistic value and cultural relic value, as well as a certain value preservation and appreciation function. At present, the amount of "yuan Datou" retained by the people is not too much, and silver belongs to precious metal, so the risk of collection is small, so it is very suitable for investment and collection.

Because of its high artistic value and cultural relic value, "yuan Datou" silver yuan has a certain function of value preservation and appreciation. Especially in recent years, with the continuous heating up of the collection investment heat, "yuan Datou" is becoming more and more popular, and the price is rising all the way. Therefore, the vast majority of people in the industry believe that "yuan Datou" is a "black horse" in the silver yuan collection, with high appreciation potential!


According to the market performance of ancient coins, the price of yuan Datou silver yuan has a rising trend again in 2017. According to the analysis of the industry, compared with last year, the price of "yuan Datou" has doubled. The rising price of silver has promoted the price of silver coins, and the old silver coins themselves have collection value. Moreover, with the improvement of living standards, many people will focus on the collection market.




Among nearly 1000 kinds of modern coins, Yuan Shikai's head coin, commonly known as "yuan Datou" or "datouyang", is the most popular, influential and popular one. It was made and issued by Beijing government after the founding of the Republic of China. The denominations of Yuan Shikai's head coins are 1 yuan, 5 yuan, 2 jiao and 1 jiao respectively; the silver coins are unified in form, with strict regulations on quality and weight, and are soon recognized and accepted by the society. In the domestic financial market, they gradually replaced Longyang of the Qing Dynasty and became the main currency in the circulation field.


The issue of Yuan Shikai's silver yuan is a special product of the special period in China. On the one hand, it is inseparable from the background of the issue at that time. In order to solve the monetary problem of the society at that time, China's feudal system had just been overthrown, the circulation market was full of all kinds of money, and the market was chaotic and cumbersome. The emergence of Yuan Shikai's silver dollar solved all the difficulties, stabilized the social economy in a short time, and played an important role. Secondly, Yuan Shikai just succeeded to the throne. The issuance of Yuan Shikai's silver yuan directly improved his personal status and made more people believe in him. In addition, with the passage of time, Yuan Shikai silver presents a different side, with a beautiful shape to conquer countless people, the collection market can be described as rising.




"Yuan Datou" represents China's modern currency culture, and reflects the rise and fall of China's modern history, economy and finance. At present, the number of "yuan Datou" retained by the people is not too much, and silver belongs to precious metal, so the risk of collection is small, so it is very suitable for investment and collection.
 

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