1 Yen, Japan, 1884

Description (Brief):

One (1) yen coin, proof

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1884

Description (Brief)

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

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / JU / ROKU / DAI / NIHON / 416 / ONE / YEN / 900 (Translation: Year 16 of Meiji Great Japan 416 1 Yen 900).

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: ICHI / EN (Translation: 1 Yen).

Date Made: 1884

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: 2017.0060.2776Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2776Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 38.8 mm; 1/16 in x 1 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-2d52-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1843461

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