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Live auction - fwo_420970 - JAPAN - YOSHIHITO 20 Yen 1917 Osaka

JAPAN - YOSHIHITO 20 Yen 1917 Osaka AU
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Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 740 €
Maximum bid : 950 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 17:45:54
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : 20 Yen
Date: 1917
Mint name / Town : Osaka
Quantity minted : 6208000
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 16,68 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire un peu frotté qui présente malheureusement une marque de monture limée à 12 heures sur la tranche
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Fleur dans un polylobe.
Obverse translation : (Grand Japon - 20 yen - année 6).


Reverse description : Couronne florale surmontée d’une fleur, au centre 20 yen.


Cet exemplaire est daté de l’an 6 de l’ère Taisho qui correspond à l’année 1917.

Historical background

JAPAN - Yoshihito


Yoshihito Taisho Tenno is Emperor of Japan between 1912 and 1926. Third son and successor of Emperor Meiji, his reign is called "Taisho" (or Great Righteousness). Under his reign, Japan is strengthening its industrial and military power and participates Alíes side in the First World War.

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