2 Sen, Proof, Japan, 1874

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 sen coin, proof

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1874

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Entwined dragons surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SHICHI / DAI / NIHON / 1 / SEN (Translation: Year 7 of Meiji Great Japan 1 Sen).

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Reverse Image: Chrysanthemum Flower (Coat of Arms & Emperor's Royal Seal) Branches of Paulownia Flower (Heart shaped leaf) and Chrysanthemum Flower on either side of the value.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / JU / MAI / ? / ICHI / EN / NI / SEN (Translation: 50 Sheets equal 1 Yen, 2 Sen).

Date Made: 1874

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: 2017.0060.2732Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2732Accession Number: 2017.0060Collector/Donor Number: 563 - 58

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 32 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-294e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1841006

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