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10 Sen - Shōwa

10 Sen - Shōwa -  obverse10 Sen - Shōwa -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 13-15 (1938-1940)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 10 Sen (0.1 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 22.0 mm
Thickness 1.74 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 58,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 01-29
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)

Obverse

Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal) on top with value divided by the center hole and stylized waves with rays below

Lettering: 錢 十

Translation: 10 sen

Reverse

Issuing authority above and the date below and a large sakura blossom around the hole flanked by Paulownia Flower Seals, on a field of concentric circles

Lettering:
本 日 大
年 四 十 和 昭

Translation:
Great Japan
Year 14 of Shōwa

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
13 (1938)  46,999,990 0.73 1.09 4.92 43% 年三十和昭
14 (1939)  121,500,000 0.95 1.10 6.19 34.30 63% 年四十和昭
15 (1940)  165,000,000 0.34 17% 年五十和昭

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