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, five yen on lines. Text reads left to right; Showa Year 24.