1 Yen, Japan, 1870

Description (Brief):

One (1) yen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1870

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Denomination surrounded by Kanji text.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SAN / NEN / DAI / NIHON / 1 / YEN (Translation: Year 3 of Meiji Great Japan 1 Yen).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Radiant sun surrounded by a wreath, with the chrysanthemum emblem (a symbol of the Japanese Imperial Family) flanked by two seals of the Japanese government.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 1870

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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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.2872Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2872Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.5 mm x 38.5 mm; 3/32 in x 1 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4f39-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1848275

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