5 Momme, Japan, 1765

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 momme coin, Emperor Go Sakuramachi

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1765

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Obverse Image: The name of the hereditary official of the silver mint of the Tokugawa family.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: TSUNE / ZE (Translation: Joze (or Always)).

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Reverse Image: Moji as opposed to uniscribed ingots.

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Reverse Text: Romanization: BUN / JI / GIN / GO / MOMME (Translation: Silver 5 Momme).

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Edge Text: Stamped with the sakura (cherry) blossom symbol.

Date Made: 1765

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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

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Credit Line: Capron, Horace

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.10972.899Catalog Number: 10972.899Accession Number: 10972Collector/Donor Number: 899

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 45 mm x 22.5 mm x 2.9 mm; 1 25/32 in x 7/8 in x 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6166-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1848081

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