1 Oban, Japan, 1860

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Description (Brief)
One (1) oban coin, Manen
Japan, 1860
Obverse Image: Four (4) stamps of the Pawlonia seal of the Tokugawas, india ink chaligraphy of the Goto family and mint master.
Obverse Text: Romanization: JITSU / RYO / GO / TO / TEN / JO (Translation: Ten Ryo, Goto Tenjo).
Reverse Image: Two (2) Pawlonia seals of the Tokugawas and the Goto family mark, and the initials of three die masters in triangular form in the lower left hand corner.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
General Information: Value 10 Ryo.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1860
ruler, general
Manen
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
oval (overall shape)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall: 133.9 mm x 80 mm x 1.5 mm; 5 9/32 in x 3 5/32 in x 1/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5786
catalog number
68.159.5786
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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