5 Sen, Japan, 1877

Description (Brief):

One (1) 5 sen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1877

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Dragon circling surrounded by a pearled border with Kanji and English text.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / JU / DAI / NIHON / 5 / SEN (Translation: Year 10 of Meiji Great Japan 5 Sen)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, blossom above.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: GO / SEN (Translation: Five Sen)

Date Made: 1887

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: Catherine Bullowa

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.NU60410.0033Catalog Number: NU60410.0033Accession Number: 222037

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 mm x 15 mm; 1/32 in x 19/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6f23-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1848582

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