1 Shu Gin, Japan, 1853

Description (Brief):

One (1) shu gin coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1853

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Three Kanji characters in a rectangle, in a pearled border.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / SHU / GIN (Translation: One Shu of silver )

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Incuse stamp (Jo) over 4 kanji in rectangle surrounded by a pearled border.

Description (Brief)

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

Date Made: 1853

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: 2017.0116.271Catalog Number: 2017.0116.271Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16 mm x 9 mm x 1.3 mm; 5/8 in x 11/32 in x 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5bd0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846269

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