1 Oban, Japan, 1601 - 1609

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Description (Brief)
One (1) oban, Keicho
Japan, 1601 - 1609
Obverse Image: Four (4) Kiri crests with india ink calligraphy.
Obverse Text: Romanization: JITSU / RYO / (Translation: 10 Ryo, NEEDS FURTHER TRANSLATION)
Reverse Image: Two (2) Kiri crests and the Goto family mark, and the initials of three die masters in triangular form in the lower left hand corner, ink calligraphy at top.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
General Information: Value ten tael/ryo.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1601 - 1609
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 151.3 mm x 93 mm x 2 mm; 5 31/32 in x 3 21/32 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5788
catalog number
68.159.5788
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History