1 Koshu Ichibu, Japan, 1650

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One (1) bu coin, Koshu (authenticity in question)

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Japan, 1650

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Obverse Image: Stamps to the left and right of the circular gold coin.

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Reverse Image: Stamps above and below.

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Date Made: 1650

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: Sebald, William J.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.13707Catalog Number: 66.13707Accession Number: 268682

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 mm x 16 mm; 3/32 in x 5/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4a44-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_920663

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