50 Sen, Japan, 1908

Description (Brief):

One (1) 50 sen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1908

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Radiant sun surrounded by a ring of sakuras and text.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SHI / JU / ICHI / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 50 / SEN (Translation: Year 41 of Meiji Great Japan 50 Sen).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: On either side of the value are branches of Paulownia Flower (left) and Chrysanthemum Flower (Right).

Description (Brief)

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

Date Made: 1908

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: 2017.0116.338Catalog Number: 2017.0116.338Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 27 mm; 3/32 in x 1 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5159-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1846441

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