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Started by redwine, January 18, 2018, 05:49:58 PM

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redwine

Your help greatly appreciated. ;D
28mm
5g
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Figleaf

Japan, kanei tsuho, 1769-1860, Craig 4.2 Can be identified more narrowly by subtle differences.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

Small change

The yellow brass color marks this as Meiwa-sen from Fukagawa mint, modern Tokyo, cast from 1769-1788. Reference is Hartill 2011 #4.253. The bottom character Ei appears to have its short top horizontal drooping rather than straight. Very common.

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Mike