Dating japanese coins
The first one is this: https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces1395411th year (10 and 1, read right to left) which is 1936.
Second one is this: https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces21201st year (元 Is 1 but only used for counting) which is 1989.
It shares maritime borders with Russia, Korea and the People's Republic of China.
A highly developed industrialised country, Japan has the 3rd largest economy in the world.
The following are circulation dates in the reign of the current Emperor.
Akihito was crowned in 1989, which is marked with a 元 symbol on the coin as a one year type.
All ten yen coins that were made before 1959 have reeded edges, this has since changed to the present day smooth edge.
Coins for this period will all begin with the Japanese symbol 昭和 (Showa).
Modern Japanese coins are dated using the nengō system, which specifies the era name (emperor's reign) and year of the reign. The rice stalk and gear are distinguishing patterns.Dating these coins can be a challenge for Westerners.Next, turn on the charm, and see where the night leads you...Sorry, I have to troll funny topic titles when I get the chance.