2 Shu Gin

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 shu gin coin, Meiwa

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1772

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Kiri crests top, denomination at the center.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: NAN / RYO / HACHI / HEN / O / MOTTE / KOBAN / ICHI / RYO / NI / KAYU (Translation: Eight pieces of Nan Ryo exchangeable wit one ryo Koban )

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Fundo Shirushi and engraver name

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: GINZA / JYOZE / ? / JO (Translation: Ginza mint, guaranteed)

Date Made: 1772

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.2862Accession Number: 2017.0060Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2862

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 27.5 mm x 16.5 mm x 3 mm; 1 3/32 in x 21/32 in x 1/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4dd7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1848235

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