10 Yen, Japan, 1871

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One (1) 10 yen coin, Emperor Meiji

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Japan, 1871

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

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Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / MEIJI / SHI / NEN / JU / EN (Translation: Great Japan, Meiji year 4, 10 yen)

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Reverse Image: Sun seal with Chrysanthemum blossoms and two Paulownia Flowers (Heart shaped leaf) above, wreath below.

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Reverse Text: N/A

Date Made: 1871Alternate Calendar Date: 0004

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: JapanAssociated Place: Japan

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Julia Grant and William Vanderbilt

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.18528.0035Accession Number: 18528Collector/Donor Number: 3071Catalog Number: 18528.0035

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.9 mm x 30 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-8a6d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_920645

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