Coins from Japan

Japan is an island nation in East Asia with a population of 120 million. It shares maritime borders with Russia, Korea and the People's Republic of China. A highly developed industrialised country, Japan has the 3rd largest economy in the world.
Wikidata: Q17

See also: Japanese puppet states in China, Japanese occupation of Oceania

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Mameita Gin

Chōgin "Genbun Chōgin" (6 stamps)
(1736-1818)

Silver (.460) • 147 g
C# 9, JNDA# 09-66, DHJ# 9.39
"Tenpō Chōgin" (6 stamps)
(1837-1858)

Silver (.260)
C# 9b, JNDA# 09-68
"Ansei Chōgin" (6 stamps)
(1859-1865)

Silver (.135)
C# 9c, JNDA# 09-69

Pre-Edo (708-1601)

1 Mon "Wadōkaichin" (old type; silver)
(708)

Silver (Cast silver alloy) • 7.9 g • ⌀ 24.5 mm
DHJ# 1.1, DHJ# 1.3
1 Mon "Wadōkaichin" (old type, copper)
(708-720)

Copper (Cast copper alloy) • 3.75 g • ⌀ 24.5 mm
DHJ# 1.2, DHJ# 1.4
1 Mon "Wadōkaichin" (new type)
(720-759)

Copper (cast copper alloy) • 3.75 g • ⌀ 24.5 mm
DHJ# 1.6 - 1.12
1 Mon "Kaigishōhō"
(760)

Non-circulating coin
Gold
DHJ# 1.13
1 Mon "Taiheigenpō"
(760)

Non-circulating coin
Silver
DHJ# 1.14
1 Mon "Mannentsūhō" - Junnin
(760-765)

Copper (cast) • 5.1 g • ⌀ 27 mm
DHJ# 1.15 -1.18
1 Mon "Jingō Kaihō" - Shōtoku
(765-782)

Bronze (cast) • 4.8 g • ⌀ 25 mm
DHJ# 1.20 - 1.25
1 Mon "Ryuhei Eihō" - Kammu
(796-818)

Copper • 5.0 g • ⌀ 25 mm
DHJ# 1.30 - 1.39
1 Mon "Fujushinpō" - Kōnin
(818-835)

Copper (cast) • 3.9 g • ⌀ 23 mm
DHJ# 1.41 - 1.44
1 Mon "Jōwashōhō" - Ninmyō
(833-850)

Copper (cast) • 2.2 g • ⌀ 21 mm
DHJ# 1.46 - 1.47
1 Mon "Chōnentaihō"
(848-859)

Copper (Cast copper alloy)
DHJ# 1.48 - 1.49
1 Mon "Nyoyaku Shimpō" - Seiwa
(859-870)

Copper (cast) • 2.1 g • ⌀ 19 mm
DHJ# 1.50 - 1.52
1 Mon "Jōgan Eihō" - Seiwa
(870-890)

Copper • 2.8 g • ⌀ 19.5 mm
DHJ# 1.55 - 1.58
1 Mon "Kampyō Taihō" - Uda
(890-907)

Copper (cast)
DHJ# 1.60 - 1.63
1 Mon "Engi Tsūhō" - Daigo
(907-957)

Copper (cast) • 2.5 g • ⌀ 19 mm
DHJ# 1.65 - 1.67
1 Mon "Kengen Taihō" - Murakami
(958-964)

Copper (cast) • 2.5 g • ⌀ 19 mm
DHJ# 1.70 - 1.72
1 Mon "Gentsūgenpō" (Bitasen)
(1333-1568)

Copper (cast) • 2.31 g
DHJ# 2.115
1 Mon "Kōbu Tsūhō" (Kajiki-sen)
(1573-1688)

Bronze (cast) • 2.8 g • ⌀ 23.7 mm
DHJ# 3.50-69, Hartill# 20.73
1 Mon "Tenshōtsūhō"
(1587)

Silver (cast) • 4.0 g • ⌀ 24 mm
DHJ# 3.1-3
Available for swap 1 Mon "Eirakutsūhō" (Copper alloy)
(1587-1608)

Copper (cast) • 3 g • ⌀ 25 mm
DHJ# 3.10 - 3.19
1 Mon "Bunrokutsūhō"
(1587)

Silver (Cast silver alloy)
1 Mon "Eirakutsūhō" (Cast gold)
(1587)

Gold (Cast gold alloy) • 4.10 g
1 Mon "Eirakutsūhō" (Cast silver)
(1587)

Silver (Cast silver alloy) • 3.68 g
1 Mon "Genyūtsūhō" (Seal script)
(1616-1646)

Copper • 1.9 g • ⌀ 24 mm
DHJ# 3.71 - 3.87

Ryō (1601-1867)

4000 Mon = 16 Shu = 4 Bu = 1 Ryō

1 Mon "Keichōtsūhō" - Keichō
(1606)

Copper (cast) • 2.21 g • ⌀ 23 mm
DHJ# 3.40-42, KM# 5
1 Mon "Gennatsūhō"
(1617)

Copper (cast copper alloy) • 3.1 g • ⌀ 24 mm
DHJ# 3.43+44
1 Mon "Gennatsūhō" (Bansen; number on reverse)
(1617)

Non-circulating coin
Silver (cast silver alloy) • 2.07 g • ⌀ 24 mm
1 Mon "Kan'eitsūhō" (ฺNISUIEI; blank reverse)
(1626-1636)

Copper (cast copper alloy) • ⌀ 24 mm
KM# 15
Available for swap 1 Mon "Kan'eitsūhō" (Old type)
(1636-1656)

Copper (cast) • ⌀ 24 mm
C# 1.1
1 Mon "Kan'eitsūhō" (Gold)
(1657)

Non-circulating coin
Gold (Cast gold alloy) • 5.9 g
Available for swap 1 Mon "Kan'eitsūhō" (reverse 文 BUN)
(1668-1683)

Copper (cast) • 3.47 g • ⌀ 24 mm
C# 1.2, DHJ# 4.100-102
1 Mon "Jōkyōtsūhō"
(1684)

Non-circulating coin
Silver • 4.00 g
1 Mon "Gindaitsūhō" (王王 in 寳)
(1703)

Pattern
Copper • 7.04 g • ⌀ 28 mm

Numista referee for coins of this issuer is Idolenz, Sakrificed.

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