Coin

About this object

History of use

Circulating coin, worth 5 yen

Physical description

Round, smooth edge, holed; rice sprays over gear wheel, denomination on waves below; text around. Obverse has Nippon kuni top, stem with two leaves left, right, Showa year bottom. Reverse has rice-leaves and grains top, gear design around wheel, 5 yen on lines. Text reads left to right; Showa Year 24.