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1 Sen - Shōwa

1 Sen - Shōwa -  obverse1 Sen - Shōwa -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2-13 (1927-1938)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 1 Sen (0.01 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.75 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 47,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 01-48
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)

Obverse

Value within a circular Floral design

Lettering:

Translation:
1
Sen

Reverse

Paulownia Flower Seal (Government Seal of Japan)

Lettering:
❀ 本 日 大 ❀
年 三十 和 昭

Translation:
❀ Great Japan ❀
Year 13 of Shōwa

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2 (1927)  26,500,000 1.37 10% 年二和昭
4 (1929)  3,000,000 1.7% 年四和昭
5 (1930)  5,000,000 3.48 3% 年五和昭
6 (1931)  25,001,222 7% 年六和昭
7 (1932)  35,066,715 1.87 11% 年七和昭
8 (1933)  38,936,907 1.11 11% 年八和昭
9 (1934)  100,004,950 1.56 20% 年九和昭
10 (1935)  200,009,912 0.77 0.94 38% 年十和昭
11 (1936)  109,170,428 0.52 0.93 72.01 25% 年一十和昭
12 (1937)  133,196,568 1.12 1.13 3.01 24% 年二十和昭
13 (1938)  87,649,338 0.50 1.57 19% 年三十和昭

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