Mon Dragons

by May 22, 2019Common Forgeries

 

Sankō, Mozō, Mihon Positions

Position 1:  (above central inscription – the distance between the san & kō varies.) Found on 48 mon: brown, 100 mon: blue, 200 mon: vermilion & 500 mon: green.

Position 2:  (on either side of top character in central inscription)  Found on 48 mon: brown, 100 mon: blue, 200 mon: vermilion, & 500 mon: green.

Position 3: .(on either side of bottom character in central inscription.)  These are extremes of the possible north/south positions. The actual sankō can be found anywhere between these positions as well. Found on 48 mon: brown, 100 mon: blue, 200 mon: vermilion, & 500 mon: green.

Position 4:  (below central inscription)  Found on 200 mon:  vermilion.

Position 1: (at top between the heads of the dragons.) Found on 48 mon: brown, 100 mon: blue, 200 mon: vermilion.

Position 2:  (near the center of the dragons) 500 mon: green.

Mozō horizontal:  (above central inscription) 48 mon: brown, 100 mon: blue, 200 mon: vermilion.

Mihon horizontal:  (on either side of bottom character in central inscription) 48 mon: brown, 100 mon: blue, 200 mon: vermilion, 500 mon: green.