Jump to content
CoinPeople.com

unusual Japan 5 sen coin, can anyone shed any light on it?


cymru
 Share

Recommended Posts

hi, i wonder if any one can help me identify an unusual japanese coin? it is similar to the one year type 1871 year 4 coin, but it differs by being dated year 10.

 

i cant find the date listed any where for this type. It weighs 1.3 grams. i thought perhaps it could be a pattern. Any advice would be great, thank you

P1520624.JPG

P1520625.JPG

P1520626.JPG

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...

I was not able to find any information on such a piece.  It just does not look right, though.  Is it cast?  It is hard to tell from the photos.  And that blob to the left and uncentered dot in the flower raises authenticity questions.  Have you tested it for silver content?  If you don't have a PMV, a local coin shop might and they can check for you.  Have you taken calipers and measured the diameter?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...