1 Sen, Japan, 1873

Description (Brief):

One (1) sen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1873

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Entwined dragon surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / ROKU / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 1 / SEN (Translation: Year 6 of Meiji Great Japan 1 Sen).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, blossom above.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / SEN (Translation: One Sen).

Date Made: 1873

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: 2017.0116.400Catalog Number: 2017.0116.400Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 mm x 28 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-561a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1847738

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