1859-68 Japan ANSEI Period Silver Samurai Ingot "Ichi-bu" (1 BU), Kōmei Emperor, UNC/Rare - Emporium Antiquities
1859-68 Japan ANSEI Period Silver Samurai Ingot "Ichi-bu" (1 BU), Kōmei Emperor, UNC/Rare - Emporium Antiquities
1859-68 Japan ANSEI Period Silver Samurai Ingot "Ichi-bu" (1 BU), Kōmei Emperor, UNC/Rare - Emporium Antiquities
1859-68 Japan ANSEI Period Silver Samurai Ingot "Ichi-bu" (1 BU), Kōmei Emperor, UNC/Rare - Emporium Antiquities

1859-68 Japan ANSEI Period Silver Samurai Ingot "Ichi-bu" (1 BU), Kōmei Emperor, UNC/Rare

$92.00

We have here on offer, the 1859-68 Silver Ingot used during the rule of Emperor Kōmei, the 121st Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession. (Ansei Period)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Kōmei

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansei

It has a denomination of 1 BU (Ichi-bu).

Beautiful, and in uncirculated condition, this silver ingot used during the period of Samurai (military-nobility) era.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samurai

The item is more than 150+ Years old! And was minted in the ancient capital of Edo (Tokyo now). It has a good size of 23 x 14 mm.

Its authenticity is guaranteed for life! This is a rather rare piece and is hard to come by.

This historical collector's rarity can be yours today!

Please feel free to email any questions - emporium.antiquities@gmail.com

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Obverse

Incuse stamp 定 (= Jo) over 4 kanji in rectangle surrounded by 30 sakuras (cherry blosoms) one of them inverted

Lettering:

  • 常銀
  • 是座

Translation:

  • Guaranteed
  • Ginza (Silver Mint)
  • Joze (Mint Official)

Reverse

  • 3 vertical kanji in rectangle surrounded by 30 sakuras (cherry blosoms) one of them inverted
  • Lettering: 
  • Translation: 1 Bu Silver

Edge

Vertical reeding on short sides 
slanted reeding on long sides


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