5 Sen, Japan, 1877

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1877
Obverse Image: Dragon circling surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / JU / DAI / NIHON / 5 / SEN (Translation: Year 10 of Meiji Great Japan 5 Sen)
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, blossom above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: Five Sen)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1887
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 mm x 15 mm; 1/32 in x 19/32 in
ID Number
NU.NU60410.0033
catalog number
NU60410.0033
accession number
222037
Credit Line
Bullowa, Catherine
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History