50 Sen, Japan, 1898

Description (Brief):

One (1) 50 sen

Description (Brief)


Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SAN / JU / ICHI / DAI / NIHON / 50 SEN (Translation: Year 31 of Meiji Great Japan 50 Sen).

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / JU / SEN (Translation: 50 Sen).

Date Made: 1898

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins, Paul A. Straub Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Paul A. Straub

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU52549Catalog Number: NU52549Accession Number: 161590

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 31 mm; 3/32 in x 1 7/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1235-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1841846

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