1 Yen, Japan, 1891

Description (Brief):

One (1) yen coin

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Japan, 1891

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

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Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / NI / JU / SHICHI / DAI / NIHON / 416 / ONE / YEN / 900 (Translation: Year 24 of Meiji Great Japan 416 1 Yen 900).

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Reverse Image: Value (in Japanese kanji text) surrounded by wreath and stylized chrysanthemum flower (Imperial Seal of Japan).

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Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / EN (Translation: 1 Yen).

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General Information: Coin is counterstamped on the reverse dating 1897.

Date Made: 1891

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: Jaeschke, Carl H.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.71.105.2269Catalog Number: 71.105.2269Accession Number: 297845

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.5 mm x 38 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6e99-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1841836

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