1 Mameita Gin (bean money), Japan, ca 1837

1 Mameita Gin (bean money), Japan, ca 1837

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One (1) mameita gin (bean money)
Japan, ca 1837
Obverse Image: Several large characters, without "God of Plenty," Tempo era designator between characters.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HO (Translation: Tempo era).
Reverse Image: Several large characters, without "God of Plenty," Tempo era designator between characters.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO (Translation: Tempo era).
General Information: Needs further translation.Denomination: Mameita-gin (bean money); Metal: ar; Date: 1837; Origin: 1837
Object Name
bean money
date made
1837
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 mm x 16.5 mm; 3/16 in x 21/32 in
ID Number
NU.86.1009.64
accession number
1986.1009
catalog number
86.1009.64
Credit Line
Hebert
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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