1 Koban, Japan, 1860

Description (Brief):

One (1) koban coin

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Japan, 1860

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Obverse Image: A fan-shaped Kiri crest, a square panel with the value, a square panel with the signature of the Mint Official, and another fan-shaped Kiri crest.

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Obverse Text: Romanization: ICHI / RYO / MITSUTSUGU (Translation: One Ryo Mitsutsugu).

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Reverse Image: Butter-fly-like signature, and various other characters, the stamps of mint officials.

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Reverse Text: [Needs Translation]

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General Information: Value 1 Ryo.

Date Made: 1860Associated Date: 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: Julia Grant and William Vanderbilt

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.18528.0030.2Accession Number: 18528Catalog Number: 18528.0030.2

Object Name: Coin

Physical Description: gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 35.3 mm x 20.5 mm x 35 mm; 1 3/8 in x 13/16 in x 1 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-ddf8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_947877

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