1 Sen, Japan, 1884

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sen coin
Japan, 1884
Obverse Image: Entwined dragon surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / JU / NANA / DAI / NIHON / 1 / SEN (Translation: Year 17 of Meiji Great Japan 1 Sen).
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, blossom above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / SEN (Translation: One Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1884
place made
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 27.9 mm; 1/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
2017.0116.389
catalog number
2017.0116.389
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