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1 Yen - Shōwa

1 Yen - Shōwa -  obverse1 Yen - Shōwa -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 23-25 (1948-1950)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 1 Yen (1 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Brass
Weight 3.2 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1953
References Y# 70,
  • Yeoman, Richard S. & Arthur L. Friedberg ; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Yeoman, Richard S., Arthur L. Friedberg, & Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.
JNDA# 01-11
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association; The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes. Japan Numismatic Dealers Association.

Obverse

Value above orange blossom wreath

Lettering:

Translation:
1
Yen

Reverse

Value within center circle, flanked by dots, issuing authority on top, date on the bottom

Lettering:
• 日 本 國 •
昭和二十三年

Translation:
• State of Japan •
Year 23 of Shōwa

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
23 (1948)  451,170,000 0.56 0.70 34% 昭和二十三年
24 (1949)  0.34 0.45 0.64 61% 昭和二十四年
25 (1950)  0.59 0.59 32% 昭和二十五年

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