1 Mameita Gin, Japan, ca 1830

1 Mameita Gin, Japan, ca 1830

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Description (Brief)
One (1) mameita gin, Tempo
Japan, ca 1830
Obverse Image: Several large characters including Tempo era designator between characters.
Obverse Text: Romanization: HO (Translation: Tempo era).
Reverse Image: Tempo era designator between characters, almost unreadable.
Reverse Text: Romanization: HO (Translation: Tempo era).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bean money
ingot
date made
ca 1830
place made
Japan
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 mm x 14.5 mm; 1/4 in x 9/16 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.OC84.5
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.OC84.5
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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