1 Mameita Gin, Japan, 1854 - 1859

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One (1) mameita gin, Ansei

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1854 - 1859

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Obverse Image: "God of Plenty: with other large characters, character for Ansei era on God's belly.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: SEI (Translation: Ansei era).

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Reverse Image: "God of Plenty" design.

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Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 1854 - 1859

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

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Credit Line: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.267Catalog Number: 2017.0116.267Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: bean money

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 14 mm x 21.5 mm; 9/16 in x 27/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5b03-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846244

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