26.Family crest of Sanada Masayuki
Design with 6 coins arranged in rows. Back then coins were placed inside a coffin based on a Buddhism belief you would need coins to go to the other world.
What is "Rokumonsen" ?
- A boat fare to travel across Sanzu River that divides this world from the other world was said to be 6 coins, and this traditional custom is still very much valid today.
- However, today paper with coins printed on it is placed inside a zuta bag (made with fabric), which is then placed inside a coffin.
Castle's name that stamp this family crest