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10 Yen - Shōwa Smooth edge

10 Yen - Shōwa (Smooth edge) -  obverse10 Yen - Shōwa (Smooth edge) -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Shōwa (1926-1989)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 34-64 (1959-1989)
Calendar Japanese - Shōwa era
Value 10 Yen
10 JPY = 0.09 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Y# 73a,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 02-9,
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)
Schön# A53
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Phoenix Hall (Hōōdō Temple, Byōdō-in) in center with Country name on top and value below

Lettering:
日 本 国
十 円

Translation:
State of Japan
10 yen

Reverse

Value and denomination within wreath

Lettering:
10
昭和四十九年

Translation: Year 49 of Shōwa

Edge

Smooth

10 Yen - Shōwa (Smooth edge) -  obverse

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Comments

In Shōwa 61 (1986) a new die design was introduced with various changes to the details of the Phoenix Hall.
Three main differences as referred to in the JNDA catalog:

10 yen S63

Macro images of locations A -C

Examples from S56 and S63 | ©Idolenz

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
34 (1959)  62,400,000 0.14 0.45 7% 昭和三十四年
35 (1960)  225,900,000 0.22 0.27 10% 昭和三十五年
36 (1961)  229,900,000 0.22 9% 昭和三十六年
37 (1962)  284,200,000 0.22 0.22 11% 昭和三十七年
38 (1963)  411,300,000 0.10 0.21 14% 昭和三十八年
39 (1964)  479,200,000 0.11 0.20 0.20 0.24 14% 昭和三十九年
40 (1965)  387,600,000 0.21 0.21 12% 昭和四十年
41 (1966)  395,900,000 0.22 0.22 11% 昭和四十一年
42 (1967)  158,900,000 0.22 0.24 7% 昭和四十二年
43 (1968)  363,600,000 0.16 0.17 11% 昭和四十三年
44 (1969)  414,800,000 0.18 0.22 12% 昭和四十四年
45 (1970)  382,700,000 0.16 0.23 11% 昭和四十五年
46 (1971)  610,000,000 0.15 0.21 0.24 14% 昭和四十六年
47 (1972)  634,950,000 0.20 0.20 0.20 1.24 13% 昭和四十七年
48 (1973)  1,345,000,000 0.18 0.18 0.21 21% 昭和四十八年
49 (1974)  1,780,000,000 0.16 0.17 0.26 0.22 0.22 24% 昭和四十九年
50 (1975)  1,280,260,000 0.12 0.18 0.18 0.20 19% 昭和五十年
51 (1976)  1,369,740,000 0.11 0.16 0.21 20% 昭和五十一年
52 (1977)  1,467,000,000 0.22 0.22 0.25 21% 昭和五十二年
53 (1978)  1,435,000,000 0.16 0.20 0.24 21% 昭和五十三年
54 (1979)  1,207,000,000 0.18 0.20 0.39 18% 昭和五十四年
55 (1980)  1,127,000,000 0.15 0.21 18% 昭和五十五年
56 (1981)  1,369,000,000 0.18 0.20 0.22 0.43 22% 昭和五十六年
57 (1982)  890,000,000 0.12 0.24 16% 昭和五十七年
58 (1983)  870,000,000 0.11 0.22 0.26 16% 昭和五十八年
59 (1984)  533,850,000 0.18 0.22 13% 昭和五十九年
60 (1985)  335,150,000 0.20 0.20 0.23 9% 昭和六十年
61 (1986)  0.2% 昭和六十一年, new design
61 (1986)  68,960,000 3% 昭和六十一年, old design
62 (1987)  165,545,000 0.21 6% 昭和六十二年
62 (1987)  230,000 0.2% 昭和六十二年 ; Proof
63 (1988)  617,912,000 0.14 0.20 0.20 12% 昭和六十三年
63 (1988)  200,000 0.2% 昭和六十三年 ; Proof
64 (1989)  74,692,000 0.20 0.21 5% 昭和六十四年

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