Japan. Meiji (1868-1912). 50 Sen 1870 large type, the word "Ben" has hocked end of the main down-stroke

Description
Japan. Meiji (1868-1912). 50 Sen 1870 large type, the word "Ben" has hocked end of the main down-stroke
Silver - Ungraded

Obverse: Dragon within beaded circle, legends above, written value below.
年三治明 · 本日大 Great Japan · Year 3 of Meiji
· 錢 十 五 ·· 50 sen ·
Reverse: Sunburst crest within beaded circle and wreath, chrysanthemum between two paulownia flowers above.
Silver .800
∅31.5mm
12.5gr
References: large type. Y# 4, JNDA# 01-13
Comments: 本 Variations exist (hocked end of the main downstroke)

Lot details
Country/Province
Japan
Ruler
Meiji (1868-1912)
Denomination
50 Sen
Year/Period and Variation
1870 large type, the word "Ben" has hocked end of the main down-stroke
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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