1 Sen - Shōwa Not issued
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1 Sen (0.01 JPY)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Upper left an accounting kanji,
in the backgraound Mt. Fuji with clouds.
Sakura blossoms in the center
surrounded by three kanji at 4, 8 and 12 o'clock
Lettering: 本 日 大
Translation: Great Japan
Made by Kyowashinkou Porcelain Co. in Kyoto also Seto Co as an experimental coin at the end of world war 2.
60% Sankansaka Clay, 15% Granite, 15% Red clay and 10% other. The color range from bright red to dark brown depending on the baking temperature.
It is said to have circulated for a short time at the end of the war and because of this unofficial release it is the most common of the porcelain coins to be seen.
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