1 Shu Gin, Japan, 1868 - 1869

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shu gin coin
Japan, 1868 - 1869
Obverse Image: Incuse stamp (Jo) over 4 kanji in rectangle surrounded by 30 sakuras.
Obverse Text: Romanization:? / JOZE / GIN / ZA (Translation: Guaranteed Ginza (Silver Mint) Joze (Mint Official) ).
Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters in a rectangle, surrounded by sakuras.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / SHI / GIN (Translation: One Bu of silver )
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1868 - 1869
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.5 mm x 9.8 mm x 2 mm; 5/8 in x 3/8 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
2017.0060.2751
catalog number
2017.0060.2751
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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