10 Sen, Japan, 1870

Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 sen coin
Japan, 1870
Obverse Image: Dragon circling surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / MEIJI / SHI / NEN / SHI / SEN (Translation: Great Japan, Meiji year 3, 10 Sen)
Reverse Image: Sun seal with Chrysanthemum blossoms and two Paulownia Flowers (Heart shaped leaf) above, wreath below.
Reverse Text: N/A
General Information: Shallow scales.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1870
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 18 mm; 1/32 in x 23/32 in
ID Number
NU.71.105.2251
catalog number
71.105.2251
accession number
297845
Credit Line
Jaeschke, Carl H.
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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