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1 Sen - Shōwa

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Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 13-15 (1938-1940)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 1 Sen (0.01 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.9 g
Diameter 17.6 mm
Thickness 1.70 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 56,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 01-50,
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)
Schön# 31
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Top: Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal)
Centre: Value within a Floral design
Bottom: Paulownia Flower (Government Seal of Japan)

Lettering:

Translation:
1
Sen

Reverse

Mythological 'crow' bird Yatagarasu

Lettering:
❀ 本 日 大 ❀
年 三 十 和 昭

Translation:
❀ Great Japan ❀
Year 13 of Shōwa

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
13 (1938)  45,502,266 12% 年三十和昭
14 (1939)  444,602,146 0.64 0.64 32% 年四十和昭; Type A (left inner stroke in 四 is tilted)
14 (1939)  0.48 0.48 1.50 24% 年四十和昭; Type B (left inner stroke in 四 is symmetric to right inner stroke)
15 (1940)  601,110,015 0.20 0.48 0.47 0.47 5.02 62% 年五十和昭

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