5 Yen, Japan, 1950

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 yen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1950

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: State title Nippon Koku on top, date on bottom; text separated on either side by newly sprouting plants each with two leaves.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / KUNI / SHOWA / NI / JU / GO / NEN (Translation: Japan, Showa Year 25)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Ear of Rice; rice plant growing on left side of coin representing agriculture; over waters at bottom of coin representing fisheries; and teeth of a cog or gear around the central hole representing industry.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / EN (Translation: 5 Yen)

Date Made: 1950

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU58894Catalog Number: NU58894Accession Number: 210876

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: aluminium-bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 22 mm; 1/16 in x 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-77b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1839321

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