1 Dollar, Japan, 1877

Description (Brief):

One (1) trade dollar

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1877

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Dragon circling inside a pearled border.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / MEJI / JU / NEN / 420 / GRAINS / TRADE / DOLLAR / 900 / FINE (Translation: Great Japan, Meiji year 10, 420 Grains trade dollar, 900 fine.).

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Value within wreath, chrysanthemum flower above.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: BOE / KI / ? (Translation: Trade)

Date Made: 1877

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: 2017.0060.2897Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2897Accession Number: 2017.0060Collector/Donor Number: 563 - 46

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 mm x 39 mm; 1/8 in x 1 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5e37-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1848563

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