Han Shu, Japan, 1862

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Description (Brief)
One (1) han shu coin
Japan, 1862
Obverse Image: Four Kanji characters read from top to bottom.
Obverse Text: Romanization: RYUKYU / TSU / HO (Translation: Ryukyu Treasury).
Reverse Image: Two Kanji characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HAN / SHU (Translation: Half a Shu).
General Information: Made at Tempozan Kagoshima, Bunkyu year 2.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1862
place made
Nihon: Okinawa
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.5 mm x 43 mm; 1/8 in x 1 11/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.310
catalog number
2017.0116.310
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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