Samurai Dice Mori

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The mon (family crest) of the Mori clan, one of the more powerful clans during the Sengoku Jidai, they held many provinces and held many alliances in western Japan.  Led by the daimyo Mori Motonari who ruled with the belief that a daimyo should trust no one, especially relatives. Eventually his grandson Mori Terumoto ruled the vast Mori domains.  The Mori held much of the land of Honshu along the coasts of the inland sea and like the Taira of old possessed sea power, a thing not commonly trained in with the samurai.  Along with their strength at sea Mori Motonari used guile and trickery to win many battles and bring about great power for his clan.  Two of the greatest enemies of the Mori where the Otomo clan of Kyushu and Oda Nobunaga whose enemies the ikko-ikki were kept supplied from the sea by the Mori allowing them to hold out against the Oda for many years.

Almost all mon can be found to be used by many different samurai throughout the centuries.

.5 Inch ash wooden cube with the mon of the Mori family in place of the 6 on the die.