1 Oban, Japan, 1838

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Description (Brief)
One (1) oban coin, Tempo
Japan, 1838
Obverse Image: Four kiri crests stamped on; value and name of mint master, Goto, in ink.
Obverse Text: Romanization: JU / RYO / GOTO / TENJO (Translation: Ten ryo, Goto Tenjo).
Reverse Image: Two kiri crests, signature, and three minor characters.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1838
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 153 mm x 95 mm x 2 mm; 6 1/32 in x 3 3/4 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.5790
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.5790
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History