100 Mon, Japan, 1835 - 1870 (Authenticity in Question)

Description (Brief):

One (1) 100 mon coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1835 - 1870

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Four Kanji characters read from top to bottom.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: TEN / HO / TSU / HO (Translation: Current Treasure of Tempo).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Three Kanji characters.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: TO / HYAKU (Translation: A Hundred).

Date Made: 1835 - 1870

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: 2017.0060.2864Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2864Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 48.5 mm x 32.9 mm x 2.3 mm; 1 29/32 in x 1 9/32 in x 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4e79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1848237

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