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5 Sen - Taishō small type

5 Sen - Taishō (small type) -  obverse5 Sen - Taishō (small type) -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Taishō (1912-1926)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 9-12 (1920-1923)
Calendar Japanese - Taishō era
Value 5 Sen (0.05 JPY)
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.63 g
Diameter 19.09 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References Y# 44,
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)
JNDA# 01-39
The Catalog of Japanese Coins and Banknotes
by Japan Numismatic Dealers Association
(Japan Numismatic Dealers Association)

Obverse

Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal) with the denomination divided by the center hole and a Paulownia Flower with heart-shaped leaf below

Lettering: 錢 五

Translation: 5 sen

Reverse

Flower cartouch around hole and text on a wavy pattern

Lettering:
· 本 日 大 ·
年 一十 正 大

Translation:
· Great Japan ·
Year 11 of Taishō

Edge

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
9 (1920)  100,455,537 1.11 21% 年九正大
10 (1921)  133,020,000 1.49 1.49 38% 年十正大
11 (1922)  163,980,000 1.07 1.07 47% 年一十正大
12 (1923)  80,000,000 0.96 1.58 30% 年二十正大

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