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Y 42 Japan Copper Taisho Era, 1 Sen Year 10 (1921 Ad) Paulowina Flower

Y 42 Japan Copper Taisho Era,  1 Sen Year 10 (1921 Ad) Paulowina Flower Japan photo   Category : Coins: World > Asia > Japan > See more Japan Sen, 1921
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Category : Coins: World > Asia > Japan > See more Japan Sen, 1921Id number: 176462
Country of Manufacture: JapanYear: 1921
Composition: BronzeCountry/Region of Manufacture: Japan

Properties
TypeDecimal Coinage
Year1921
CompositionBronze
Catalog NumberY# 42
sdc.string.Obverse DescriptionPaulownia crest flanked by cherry blossoms
sdc.string.Reverse DescriptionValue within circle of flowered wreath
Ruler NameYoshihito
Diameter23
Geographic
GeoJapan
Sub GeoNot Available
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size23 mm
EdgeSmooth
ReferencesY# 42
3.75 grams
The first Japanese one yen coin was minted in 1870
Its obverse featured a dragon with a circular inscription around
The reverse had a radiant sun surrounded by a wreath, with chrysanthemum emblem (a symbol of theJapanese Imperial Family) flanked by floral patterns above
One yen silver coins minted after Japan adopted the gold standard (gold based currency) in 1897 were not issued for domestic use, but for use in Japanese Taiwan and foreign trade
It had a mass of 26.9568 grams and a diameter of 38.5 millimeters, having been the heaviest 1 yen coin ever issued
On its obverse was a sun withbranches, and on its reverse a Japanese dragon is displayed along with the year written in Japanese (年 三 治 明), the value (圓 一), and the words "本 日 大"
This coin had a mass of 26.96 grams and a diameter of 38.6 millimeters, being nearly equal in size to the first 1 yen coin
On the obverse was the familiar Japanese dragon from the first 1 yen coin, along with the year, the value, the silver content, and the recurring text, "大日本"
The reverse displayed the value written in Japanese surrounded by a wreath and the Imperial Seal of Japan
These coins were minted up until 1912 and then again in 1914
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