1 Goryoban, Japan, 1837

1 Goryoban, Japan, 1837

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Description (Brief)
One (1) goryoban coin, Tempo
Japan, 1837
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.
Obverse Text: Romanization: GO / RYO / MITSU / TSUGU (Translation: One ryo, MitsuTsugu)
Reverse Image: Butter-fly-like signature, and various other characters, the stamps of mint officials.
Reverse Text: [NEEDS TRANSLATION]
Object Name
coin
date made
1837
place made
Japan
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8.9 cm x 5.2 cm x.1 cm; 3 1/2 in x 2 1/16 in x 1/32 in
ID Number
NU.18528.0028.1
accession number
18528
catalog number
18528.0028.1
collector/donor number
3067
Credit Line
Julia Grant and William Vanderbilt
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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