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5 Sen - Shōwa

5 Sen - Shōwa -  obverse 5 Sen - Shōwa -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 19 (1944)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 5 Sen (0.05 JPY)
Composition Tin-zinc
Weight 1.95 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round with a hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References Y# 63, JNDA# 01-43
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)

Obverse

Hole in center flanked by dots, authotiry on top, date on bottom

Lettering:
· 本 日 大 ·
年九十和昭

Translation:
· Great Japan ·
Year 19 of Shōwa

Reverse

Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal) on top, value divided by hole and Paulownia Flower Seal within clouds at the bottom

Lettering: 錢 五

Translation: 5 sen

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
19 (1944)  70,000,000 0.85 0.69 1.11

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