5 Sen, Japan, 1899

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1899
Obverse Image: Radiant sun surrounded by denomination, country, and date.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / MEIJI / SAN / JU / NI / NEN / 5 / SEN (Translation: Japan, Meiji year 32, 5 Sen).
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by wreath.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: 5 Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1899
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 mm x 20.5 mm; 3/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.334
catalog number
2017.0116.334
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