A Koban coin from the Genroku era of the Tokugawa period in Japan.
Koban coins were the second largest denomination of Tokugawa period coins. They were often stamped with the Japanese seal, the mint signature and the name of the province or mine of origin.
Genroku Era, late 17th Century
Stamped kanji indicate Mint signature and local origin. The seal of the Government of Japan is also visible.
Tokugawa Period, Genroku Era (late 17th Century)