50 Sen, Japan, 1871

Description (Brief):

One (1) 50 sen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1871

Description (Brief)

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

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Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / MEIJI / SAN / NEN / GO / JU / SEN (Translation: Great Japan, Meiji year 3, 50 Sen)

Description (Brief)

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: 1871

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: Chase Manhattan Bank

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.79.112.CM00941.1Accession Number: 1979.1263Catalog Number: 79.112.CM00941.1

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.8 mm x 32.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 9/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-cb13-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_923133

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