The mon (family crest) of the Akechi family, best known for Akechi Mitsuhide one of Oda Nobunaga's great generals. He turned on Nobunaga and was responsible for the great daimyo's death. Mitsuhide was then subsequently destroyed by another of Nobunaga's great generals, the billiant Toyotomi Hideyoshi. It is believed that Mitsuhide met his death by a group of peasants after being defeated by Toyotomi at the battle of Yamazaki .
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 Akechi Mitsuhide in place of the 6 on the die.