20 Sen - Meiji

20 Sen - Meiji -  obverse20 Sen - Meiji -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Meiji (1867-1912)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 39-44 (1906-1911)
Calendar Japanese - Meiji era
Value 20 Sen (0.2 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Silver (.800)
Weight 4.05 g
Diameter 20.30 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4433
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Y# 30,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA.
And 1 more volumes.
JNDA# 01-22
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2020. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan.

Obverse

Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal) at the top. On either side of the value are branches of Paulownia Flower (left) and Chrysanthemum Flower (Right)

Lettering:


Translation:
20
Sen

Reverse

Radiant sun surrounded by a ring of sakuras and text

Lettering:
年三十四治明 · 本 日 大
· 20 SEN ·

Translation:
Great Japan · Year 43 of Meiji
· 20 Sen ·

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
39 (1906)  6 555 070 16% 年九十三治明
40 (1907)  20 000 000 3.75 4.79 35% 年十四治明
41 (1908)  15 000 000 5.31 4.15 26% 年一十四治明
42 (1909)  8 824 702 5.64 10.39 28% 年二十四治明
43 (1910)  21 175 298 7.48 8.43 34% 年三十四治明
44 (1911)  500 000 4% 年四十四治明

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