1 Yen Empire of Japan (1868-1947) Silver Emperor Taishō (1879 - 1926)


1914, Japan, Taisho Period. Large Silver Yen Coin Coin



Mint Place: Osaka

Denomination: 1 Yen

Reference: KM-Y#38.

Mint Year: 1895 (Year 34)

Weight: 26.96gm

Diameter: 38mm
Material: Silver


Obverse: Curled dragon with spiralling celestial orb in claw. Bi-lingual (Japanese/English) legend around.

Legend: . 416 . ONE YEN . 900 .    ("Year 3 Taisho Great Japan")


Reverse: 
Value ("One Yen") within wreath. Chrysanthemum (arms of Japan) above.




Emperor Taishō (大正天皇 Taishō-tennō, 31 August 1879 – 25 December 1926) was the 123rd Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned as the Emperor of the Empire of Japan from 30 July 1912 until his death on 25 December 1926.The Emperor’s personal name was Yoshihito (嘉仁). According to Japanese custom, during the reign the Emperor is called “the Emperor”. After death, he is known by a posthumous name, which is the name of the era coinciding with his reign. Having ruled during the Taishō period, he is known as the “Emperor Taishō”.




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JAPAN 1914(YR3) 1 Yen Silver Crown AU-UNC

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1914,JAPAN. Yen, Year 3 (1914). PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder.Y-38; JNDA-01-10a.PCGS#: 500

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1914,JAPAN. Yen, Year 3 (1914). NGC MS-63.Y-38; JNDA-01-10a. One year type.PCGS#: 69662

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1914,JAPAN. Yen, Year 3 (1914). NGC MS-63.Y-38; JNDA-01-10a. One year type. Peripheral toning.PCGS#: 69662

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1914,JAPAN. Yen, Year 3 (1914). NGC MS-64.Y-38; JNDA-01-10a. One year type. Bright and appealing.PCGS#: 69662

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1914,JAPAN. Yen, Year 3 (1914). PCGS Genuine--Tooled, Unc Details Secure Holder.Y-38; JNDA-01-10a. One year type. A gem coin with minor marks from spot removal.PCGS#: 500
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