2 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, 1854 - 1860

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 bu ban kin coin,
Japan, 1854 - 1860
Obverse Image: Kiri crests top and bottom, in the center the value.
Obverse Text: Romanization: NI / BU (Translation: Two bu).
Reverse Image: Characters for the Mint Official and his signature
Reverse Text: Romanization: MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: Shozaburo Mitsutsugu)
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1854 - 1860
period of administration
1854 - 1860
issuing authority
Ansei
place made
Japan
associated place
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 mm x 13 mm x 2 mm; 29/32 in x 1/2 in x 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.43778.2
catalog number
43778.2
accession number
166178
Credit Line
Delano, Fred
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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