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1 Sen - Shōwa

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Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 16-18 (1941-1943)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 1 Sen (0.01 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.65 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 1.52 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1953
References Y# 59,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 01-51
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)

Obverse

Chrysanthemum above Mount Fuji with value below

Lettering: 錢 一

Translation: 1 sen

Reverse

Value in center with authority above and date below

Lettering:
本 日 大

年 八 十 和 昭

Translation:
Great Japan
1
Shōwa year 18

Edge

Smooth

1 Sen - Shōwa -  obverse

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
16 (1941)  1,016,620,734 0.22 0.25 0.61 59% 年六十和昭
17 (1942)  119,709,832 0.43 0.38 0.38 48% 年七十和昭
18 (1943)  1,163,949,434 0.84 0.84 27% 年八十和昭

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