Lot Archive


№ 471


8 December 1994

Estimate: £1,500–£2,000

Japan, Mutsuhito, Proof 1-Sen, Meiji 39, 1906 (J & V. X. 105a). Good extremely fine, with traces of original lustre, a tiny hole has been drilled near the rim at 12 o’clock, extremely rare

For this year a 1-Sen was not struck for circulation, the hole may be an official cancellation to stop the coin entering into circulation