20 Yen, Proof, Japan, 1907

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 yen coin, proof

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1907

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: A sunburst surrounded by a wreath and superimposed over the Yata no Kagami sacred mirror, a part of the Imperial Regalia of Japan; two crossing poles, which each hold up a Japanese war banner extending to the left and right sides of the reverse; above is the Imperial Seal of Japan, a stylized chrysanthemum flower; beneath is the Government Seal of Japan, paulownia flower.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SHI / JU / NEN / DAI / NIHON / NI / JU / EN (Translation: Year 40 of Meiji Great Japan 20 Yen)

Description (Brief)

Reverse Image: Denomination within wreath, chrysanthemum above.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: JU / NI / YEN (Translation: Twenty Yen)

Date Made: 1907Alternate Calendar Date: 0040

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:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0060.2660Catalog Number: 2017.0060.2660Collector/Donor Number: 563 - 62Accession Number: 2017.0060

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 29 mm; 3/32 in x 1 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8e4c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_920651

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