1 Dollar, Japan, 1877

1 Dollar, Japan, 1877

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Description (Brief)
One (1) trade dollar
Japan, 1877
Obverse Image: Dragon circling inside a pearled border.
Obverse Text: Romanization: DAI / NIHON / MEJI / JU / NEN / 420 / GRAINS / TRADE / DOLLAR / 900 / FINE (Translation: Great Japan, Meiji year 10, 420 Grains trade dollar, 900 fine.).
Reverse Image: Value within wreath, chrysanthemum flower above.
Reverse Text: Romanization: BOE / KI / ? (Translation: Trade)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1877
associated date
1877
place made
Japan
associated place
United States: California, San Francisco
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 mm x 38 mm; 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
2001.0009.0629
accession number
2001.0009
catalog number
2001.0009.0629
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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