20 Sen, Japan, 1907

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 20 sen coin, proof
Japan, 1907
Obverse Image: Radiant sun surrounded by a ring of sakuras and text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SHI / JU / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 20 / SEN (Translation: Year 40 of Meiji Great Japan 20 Sen).
Reverse Image: Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal) On either side of the value (二十 錢) (20 Sen) are branches of Paulownia Flower (left) and Chrysanthemum Flower (Right).
Reverse Text: Romanization: NI / JU / SEN (Translation: Twenty Sen)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1907
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 20.5 mm; 1/16 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
2017.0060.2774
catalog number
2017.0060.2774
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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