Coin

About this object

History of use

Circulating coin, worth 1 sen

Physical description

Coin with round, smooth edge; denomination top, bottom, chrysanthemum centre, design around; text vertical, text bottom. Obverse has dai Nippon (top to bottom) , Showa year bottom. Reverse has chrysanthemum centre, ichi (1) top, sen bottom, wavy leaf design left, right. Text reads right to left; Showa Year 19.