5 Sen, Japan, 1897

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 5 sen coin
Japan, 1897
Obverse Image: Value within beaded circle, legends around border, sunburst at center.
Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SAN / JU / NEN / 5 / SEN / DAI / NIHON (Translation: Year 30 of Meiji, 5, Great Japan).
Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by wheat wreath.
Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN Translation: 5 Sen).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1897
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 mm x 20.5 mm; 3/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
2017.0060.2905
catalog number
2017.0060.2905
accession number
2017.0060
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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