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50 Sen - Taishō

50 Sen - Taishō -  obverse 50 Sen - Taishō -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Type Common coin
Years 11-15 (1922-1926)
Calendar Japanese - Taishō era
Value 50 Sen (0.5 JPY)
Metal Silver (.720)
Weight 4.95 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.04 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References Y# 46
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Sunburst in centre flanked by cherry blossoms, authority on top, date on bottom, all within sacred mirror

Lettering:
本 日 大
年二十正大

Reverse

Vertical value and denomination flanked by phoenix, paulownia crest flanked by karakusa sprigs, chrysanthemum on top

Lettering:


Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC
11 (1922)  76,320,000 年一十正大
12 (1923)  185,180,000 年二十正大
13 (1924)  78,520,000 年三十正大
14 (1925)  47,808,000 年四十正大
15 (1926)  32,572,000 年五十正大

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