10 Yen, Japan, 1903

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 10 yen coin
Japan, 1903
Obverse Image: Sunburst superimposed on sacred mirror, legends around border, denomination separated by paulownia crests
Obverse Text: Romanization: N/A (Translation: Year 36 of Meiji Great Japan 10 Yen)
Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, chrysanthemum above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: SHI / YEN (Translation: Ten Yen)
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1903
alternate calendar date
0036
issuing authority
Meiji
ruler, general
Meiji Era
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.5 mm x 21.5 mm; 1/16 in x 27/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5943
catalog number
68.159.5943
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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