About this object

History of use

Circulating coin, worth 5 sen

Physical description

Coin with round, smooth edge, holed; denomination right, left, spray, chrysanthemum top; flower design around hole, text around, wavy background. Obverse has eight petalled flower around central hole, dai Nippon top, dots left, right, Taisho year bottom, wave design around edge. Reverse has 5 sen, chrysanthemum top, panduras spray bottom. Text reads right to left; Taisho Year 11.