10 Sen, Japan, 1920

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 sen coin, Yoshihito, Emperor Taishō
Japan, 1920
Obverse Image: Image of sacred mirror with Kanji above and below; hole through center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / TAISHO / KYU / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Taisho year 9).
Reverse Image: Value (in Japanese kanji text) with stylized chrysanthemum flower (Imperial Seal of Japan) at top and branches of the Paulownia Flower below; hole through center.
Reverse Text: Romanization: JU / SEN (Translation:10 Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1920
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 22 mm; 1/32 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
2017.0116.313
catalog number
2017.0116.313
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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