About this object

History of use

Circulating coin value 1 shu gin (silver)

Physical description

Rectangular, 3 characters on obverse, reverse has 1 character incuse, 4 characters raised, border of dots, background of raised lines. Obverse has ichi shu gin top to bottom (1 shu silver). Reverse has tei top (incuse), joutei Ginza in 2 columns bottom (Made in Ginza). Location of flower which has 2 petals above instead of 1 determines the variety.