1 Koban, Japan, 1859

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One (1) koban coin, Ansei

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Japan, 1859

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Obverse Image: A fan-shaped Kiri crest, a square panel with the value, a square panel with the signature of the Mint Official, and another fan-shaped Kiri crest.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / RYO / MITSUTSUGU (Translation: One Ryo Mitsutsugu).

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Reverse Image: Butter-fly-like signature, and various other characters, the stamps of mint officials.

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Reverse Text: [Needs Translation]

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General Information: Value 1 Ryo.

Date Made: 1859

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: JapanAssociated Place: 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: 2017.0060.2824Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2824Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 59 mm x 31 mm x 1 mm; 2 5/16 in x 1 7/32 in x 1/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b464-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1842201

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