1 Ryō "Man'en Koban"


Country Japan
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1860-1867
Value 1 Koban = 1 Ryō (1)
Currency Ryō (1601-1867)
Composition Gold (.574)
Weight 3.3 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Oval
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 09-05-1874
Number N# 22799
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References C# 22d,
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.
JNDA# 09-23
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2020. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan.


A fan-shaped Kiri crest, a square panel with the value, a square panel with the signature of the Mint Official, and another fan-shaped Kiri crest





Butter-fly-like signature, and various other characters, the stamps of mint officials



DH#8.26 Edo mint

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1860-1867)  625 050 たカ
ND (1860-1867)  たキ
ND (1860-1867)  た七
ND (1860-1867)  た五
ND (1860-1867)  九キ
ND (1860-1867)  九七
ND (1860-1867)  九五
ND (1860-1867)  大吉

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