20 Sen, Proof, Japan, 1877

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 sen coin, proof
Japan, 1877
Obverse Image: Dragon circling surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / JU / DAI / NIHON / 20 / SEN (Translation: Year 10 of Meiji Great Japan 20 Sen)
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, blossom above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: NI / JU / SEN (Translation: Twenty Sen)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1877
place made
Japan
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 23 mm; 1/16 in x 29/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU80940.3
catalog number
NU80940.3
accession number
252072
Credit Line
Boyd, Mrs. F.C.C.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History