1 Koban, Japan, 16th century

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One (1) koban coin

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Japan, Ibaraki Prefecture, 16th century

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Obverse Image: Two letters and two Paulownia crests, zodiac sign below, all surrounded by a border of dragons.

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Obverse Text: Romanzation: TSUCHI / URA (Translation: name of a castle town in the ibaragi prefecture.

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Reverse Image: Incused obverse design.

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Reverse Text: N/A

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General Information: Value 6.95 mon

Date Made: 16th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Benjamin, Harvey G., and Norman Stack

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.91.1Catalog Number: 79.91.1Accession Number: 1979.1198

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 53 mm; 1/32 in x 2 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7741-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1840930

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