2 Bu Ban Kin, Japan, 1854 - 1860

Description (Brief):

One (1) 2 bu ban kin coin,

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1854 - 1860

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Kiri crests top and bottom, in the center the value.

Description (Brief)

Obverse Text: Romanization: NI / BU (Translation: Two bu).

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Reverse Image: Characters for the Mint Official and his signature

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: Shozaburo Mitsutsugu)

Date Made: 1854 - 1860Period Of Administration: 1854 - 1860

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: Delano, Fred

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.43778.2Catalog Number: 43778.2Accession Number: 166178

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 23 mm x 13 mm x 2 mm; 29/32 in x 1/2 in x 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-85e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_921121

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