5 Yen - Shōwa (1948 - 1949)

Japan Empire flag
Country

Features

Denomination 5 Yen
Catalog Number Y# 71
Weight (g) 4
Diameter (mm) 22
Shape: Round
Composition: Brass
Currency Value (USD) 0.05
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized
Calendar Japanese (Shōwa)

Obverse

Lettering:
· 日 本 國 ·
昭和二十三年


Description:
Pigeon within circle with authority on top, date below.

Reverse

Lettering:
五 円

Description:
Building within circle flanked by denomination, all within wreath.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
23 (1948) 74,520,000 Common
24 (1949) 179,692,000 Common

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