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Showa (Hirohito) Enthronement Commemorative Silver Medal
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On December 25, 1926, Hirohito ascended to the throne upon the death of his father, Yoshihito (Taisho) and became the 124th Emperor of Japan. Taking the name of Showa, he would rule Japan for sixty-two years (December 26, 1926 to January 7, 1989). From the enthronement ceremonies held in Kyoto on November 10-15, 1928, we offer this special commemorative medal. Authorized by Imperial Edict #188 dated August 1, 1928, the obverse of this special silver commemorative displays a chrysanthemum crest in gilt attached to the center of the Imperial throne. On each side of the throne is a cloud symbolizing good fortune. The characters “Banzai!” are at the bottom, which translate to “May the Empire live for ten thousand years!” Also at the bottom are cherry blossoms and a mandarin orange. We offer this Showa (Hirohito) enthronement medal, complete with ribbon, for only…
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Product Code: 733