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antique 1668-1700 Japan 1 Mon cash coin pendant Japanese Kanei Tsuho Kanji SHOGUN Edo Tokyo last Samurai bunsen Nippon necklace n002233

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circa 1668-1700 Japanese 1 Mon ~ small type: 2nd variety {1S} FEATURING front: Inscription Kwan-Ei Tsu-Ho  寛 寶 通  永 Talk about holding history in your hands - literally! This 1668-Bun 1 Mon Square Hole Kanei Tsuho coin is 340 years old! It was cast in solid copper nearly three and a half centuries ago in what is now modern Tokyo, then called Edo (Yedo or Yeddo). These coins were issued by the most powerful warlord in the land, the de facto ruler of Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun Ietsuna, the fourth of this dynasty. Think of all the hands this coin has passed through and how much history it has witnessed! • quantity 1 • demonetized (no longer in circulation) polished cast Copper coin with square hole • diameter: 22 mm • weight: 4 g +/- ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" brass ball chain 2-1/2" brass snake keychain with snap end {see last photo} ***If you need a different length black cotton necklace message me*** facebook.com/coinedJewelry instagram.com/coinedJewelry twitter.com/coinedJewelry pinterest.com/coinedJewelry tumblr.com/blog/coinedJewelry