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Two Sen

by May 16, 2019Common Forgeries

 

Sankō, Mozō, Mihon Positions


Position 1: (above crossed branches,) Found on Crossed branches: vermilion or rose.

Position 2: (high on either side of N value character, often faint.) Found on Crossed branches: yellow, Syllabic 1 (i): yellow, Syllabic 2 (ro): yellow, Syllabic 3 (ha): yellow, Syllabic 4 (ni): yellow, Syllabic 5 (ho): yellow, Syllabic 16(ta): yellow, and Branches tied in ribbon: vermilion or yellow.

Position 3: (on either side of central inscription between 1st and 2nd characters from the top.) Found on Crossed branches: yellow.

 

Sankō vertical: (above crossed branches.) Found on Crossed branches: vermilion, rose, or yellow.

Mozō vertical: (above crossed branches.) Found on Crossed branches: vermilion, rose, or yellow.

Mihon vertical:. (W side of central value characters.) Crossed branches: vermilion or yellow.