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Offline PandaQuest

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Japan Medal/Coin Identification Needed!!
« on: October 11, 2015, 01:02:27 PM »
Hello,  I need some help Identifying these medal/coins. I'm not exactly sure what they are (Brass??), I was told they were Japanese. Year/Date? Mintage? Value?   Thanks in advance!!

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Re: Japan Medal/Coin Identification Needed!!
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2015, 03:36:25 PM »
The large Bronze warrior medal (2nd coin) reads  "Suzuki Kisho Kogei" on the edge of Medal. Artist/Engraver?

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Re: Japan Medal/Coin Identification Needed!!
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2015, 04:08:32 PM »
On the obverse of the first coin reads: 国宝姫路城 or National treasure, Himeji Castle.
I think the reverse reads: 池田家揚羽蝶 which is a type of butterfly