20 Yen, Japan, 1870

Description (Brief):

One (1) 20 yen coin

Description (Brief)

Japan, 1870

Description (Brief)

Obverse Image: Sunburst superimposed on sacred mirror, legends around border, denomination separated by paulownia crests

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Obverse Text: N/A

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Reverse Image: Circling dragon in a pearled border with Kanji surrounding.

Description (Brief)

Reverse Text: Romanization: MEIJI / SAN / NEN / DAI / NIHON / NI / JU / EN (Translation: Meiji year 3, Great Japan, 20 yen).

Date Made: 1870Associated Date: 1870

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: JapanAssociated Place: Japan

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.5940Catalog Number: 68.159.5940Accession Number: 283645

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: .22 cm x 3.52 cm; 3/32 in x 1 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0b9d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_946581

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