5 Sen, Japan, 1921

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1933
Obverse Image: Flourishes around center hole with authority and date surrounding.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / SHOWA / HACHI / NEN (Translation: Great Japan, Showa year 8).
Reverse Image: Bird with wings spread below hole in center with rays of sun on upper 1/2 of border with chrysanthemum flanked by value.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: 5 Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1921
place made
Japan
Physical Description
nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.3 mm x 19 mm; 1/16 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
2017.0116.341
catalog number
2017.0116.341
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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