1 Bu Gin, Japan, 19th century

Description (Brief):

One (1) bu gin coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 19th century

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Three Kanji characters in a rectangle, surrounded by sakuras.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / BU / GIN (Translation: One Bu of silver )

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Incuse stamp (Jo) over 4 kanji in rectangle surrounded by 30 sakuras one of them inverted.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: JO / JO/ ZE / GIN / ZA (Translation: Guaranteed Ginza (Silver Mint) Joze (Mint Official) ).

Description (Brief)

General Information: Low grade silver.

Date Made: 19th century

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: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.272Catalog Number: 2017.0116.272Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 mm x 16.5 mm x 2.5 mm; 15/16 in x 21/32 in x 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7c98-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846266

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