2 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, 1868

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 bu ban kin coin, authenticity in question
Japan, ca. 1868
Obverse Image: Kiri crests top and bottom, in the center the value.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NI / BU (Translation: Two bu).
Reverse Image: Characters for the Mint Official and his signature
Reverse Text: Romanization: MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: Shozaburo Mitsutsugu)
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1868
place made
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
overall: 18 mm x 12 mm x 1.5 mm; 23/32 in x 15/32 in x 1/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Sebald, William J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History