Imperial Attendant Badges
大礼使
These were badges worn by attendants at Imperial events, such
as enthronements and funerals. Sometimes it is hard to know
what they were for, as the typical inscription is 'Imperial Event.'
Imperial Funeral Attendant Badge
Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
Taisho enthronement?
Showa Emperor enthronement?
'Made by Japan Mint, I. Sato.'
The latter is the designer's name.
'Made by Japan Mint.'
Interior of box lid.
Another example