5 Sen, Japan, 1899

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 sen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1899

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Radiant sun surrounded by denomination, country, and date.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: NIHON / MEIJI / SAN / JU / NI / NEN / 5 / SEN (Translation: Japan, Meiji year 32, 5 Sen).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination surrounded by wreath.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: 5 Sen).

Date Made: 1899

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: 2017.0116.334Catalog Number: 2017.0116.334Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper-nickel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 20.5 mm; 3/32 in x 13/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5155-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846435

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