10 Mon, Japan, 1708

Description (Brief):

One (1) hoei tsuho coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1708

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Four Japanese characters read top, bottom, right, left.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: HOEI / TSU / HO (Translation: Hoei currency).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Four Japanese characters stamped onto rim.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: EI / KYO / SEI / YO (Translation: For the Everlasting Use of the World).

Date Made: 1708

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of George B. Glover

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.32055.1419Catalog Number: 32055.1419Accession Number: 32055

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 38 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-730b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1847878

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.