1 Sen, Japan, 1887

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sen coin
Japan, 1887
Obverse Image: Entwined dragon surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / NI / JU / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 1 / SEN (Translation: Year 20 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
1887
associated date
1882
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 28 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.66.13803
catalog number
66.13803
accession number
268682
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

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